BAGHDAD — Iraq police have raised the death toll from today’s bombings at a Sunni mosque and funeral to 47.
A security official said the first attack, in Baghdad’s Baqouba district, hit worshippers emerging from Friday prayers, killing 40 people and wounding 56. The second bombing, at a funeral south of the capital, killed seven and wounded 11.
A health official confirmed the death toll.
All spoke anonymously as they were not authorized to talk to reporters.
Source: Associated Press