Blast In Kirkuk, Iraq, Church Injures 20

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KIRKUK, Iraq, Aug. 2 (UPI) — An explosives-filled vehicle exploded Tuesday in front of a church in Kirkuk, Iraq, injuring at least 20 people, officials said.

Police said the vehicle was parked near the church in the Shaterloo neighborhood of Kirkuk, injuring the facility’s employees and worshipers, Kuwaiti news agency KUNA reported.

Officials said homes near the site of the explosion also were damaged.

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