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Iraqi PM dismisses security officials

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>> Islamic state striking again in Iraq. The militant group claiming a triple suicide attack, near a shia shrine north of Baghdad. At least 35 people killed and 60 wounded. The blast come as the country's Prime Minister fired three top officials tasked with keeping the capital safe.>>
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>> Haider al-Abadi making the dismissals as the death toll in Sunday's massive suicide bombing climbed to nearly 300. 177 of the victims still haven't been identified. The attack on a busy shopping street in the mostly Shiat district of Baghdad was the deadliest in more than a decade. It's left many people angry at the state for failing to protect them.
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And it's reignited fears of an increase in sectarian violence between Shiites and Sunnis. The militants proving that despite their recent losses in nearby Fallujah, they can still strike in heart of communities.