Iraq prison hit by mortar barrage

Iraq prison hit by mortar barrage

Rocket fire set off
 a large fire at the capital’s only

A number of mortars have hit a prison in Baghdad, killing at least seven inmates, Iraqi officials say.

About 20 others, including several policemen, were injured in the incident, reports say.

The prison is close to the main buildings of the interior ministry, and it is not known if it was specifically targeted for attack. Also on Monday, a serious fire broke out

at a storage tank in the Doura oil refinery on the outskirts of Baghdad… its employees have been

targeted by insurgents.

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