Blasts at Shiite Mosque in Iraq Kill at Least 35

Suicide bomber sets of two detonations


Iraqi officials say a double bomb attack on a Shiite mosque in northern Baghdad that struck as worshipers were leaving after prayers has killed at least 35.

Police say more than 50 people were wounded in the Wednesday evening attack. They say it happened in a part of the Iraqi capital known as Kasra, a predominantly Shiite enclave in a part of the city that is otherwise largely Sunni.

They say a suicide bomber blew himself up at the gate of the mosque, and then a car he apparently arrived in exploded nearby.