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Bombing at mosque in Iraq kills 16, injures 36

July 19, 2013 at 10:05 AM   |   Comments

AL-WAJIHIYA, Iraq, July 19 (UPI) -- A bomb exploded during service at a Sunni mosque in Iraq Friday, killing at least 16 people and injuring 36, officials said.

The bomb went off during a sermon at a mosque in al-Wajihiya in Diyala province, which has mostly Sunni residents, CNN reported.

No other details on the blast were reported.

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