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Death Toll Rises in Najaf Bombing

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Death Toll Rises in Najaf Bombing

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Death Toll Rises in Najaf Bombing

Death Toll Rises in Najaf Bombing

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A car bomb that tore apart Iraq's holiest Shiite Muslim mosque Friday killed at least 100 people, authorities say. Among them was Ayatollah Mohammed Baqer al-Hakim, a prominent Shiite cleric. Six suspects are being questioned, but their identities and allegiances are unclear. Hear NPR's Scott Simon and NPR's Emily Harris.

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