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Suicide Bomber Kills 10 in Iraq

Officials in northern Iraq say a suicide bomber has blown himself up at a funeral procession, killing at least 10 people and wounding 25 others.

Authorities say the attack took place Sunday at a cemetery near the city of Baquba, north of Baghdad.

The victims were mourning (Mudher al-Shallal) a prominent pro-government Sunni Muslim tribal leader killed the night before by a roadside bomb. He had been a fighter in a militia that supported U.S. forces in their fight against al-Qaida militants in Iraq.

There has been no immediate claim of responsibility for the bombing.

Deadly violence is on the rise in Iraq where insurgents have stepped up attacks against civilians and security forces.

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