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CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic State claimed responsibility for an attack that killed more than 15 people at a wedding party near the southern Shi'ite city of Kerbala, the militants' Amaq news agency said in a statement on Monday.

"Dozens were killed and wounded after four fighters from the Islamic State attacked a gathering of Shi'ites in Ain al-Tamr, south west of Kerbala," the statement said.

(Reporting by Mohamed El Sherif Writing by Asma Alsharif; Editing by Louise Ireland)

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