A deadly attack highlights Iraq's intensifying sectarian violence and exposes security gaps around a critical piece of infrastructure.

Bomb in Daura refinery mosque caps bloody day

Bomb in Daura refinery mosque caps bloody day
Workers install new equipment at the Daura refinery in 2010. (BEN LANDO/Iraq Oil Report)

A bomb exploded inside a mosque within the Daura refinery compound Monday night, killing three and injuring 22. The attack capped a particularly bloody day for Iraq in which more than 50 people were killed.In the morning, a series of 13 coordinated car bombs targeted predominantly Shia areas of Baghdad. The attack at Daura, at about 7:30 p.m., was especially notable because, unlike the other targets, the Al-Mustafa mosque is inside a very tight security perimeter."We used to call the ar...

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