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| 14 September, 2017

At least 50 killed in suicide attacks in southern Iraq- officials

About 50 killed in Iraq suicide attacks.

About 50 killed in Iraq suicide attacks.

REUTERS
BAGHDA - The death toll from suicide attacks in a southern Iraqi city on Thursday had risen to 50 people, with more than 80 wounded, a health official and police sources said.

The director of Nassiriya's health directorate, Jasim al-Khalidi, said the city's hospital received 50 bodies and the death toll could rise due to the critical condition of some of the wounded.

(Reporting by Aref Mohammed and Ahmed Rasheed; Editing by Janet Lawrence) ((ahmed.rasheed@thomsonreuters.com; +964-7901-947-131; Reuters Messaging: ahmed.rasheed.thomsonreuters.com@thomsonreuters.net))