26 Jan '14, 4pm

Attacks kill 6 in Iraq as militants seize soldiers: Car bombings and shootings killed six people acro... #marines

BAGHDAD — Car bombings and shootings killed 13 people across Iraq on Sunday, authorities said, as militants kidnapped soldiers in an embattled province where al-Qaida-linked fighters hold portions of two major cities. Kirkuk deputy police chief Maj. Gen. Torhan Abdul-Rahman Youssef said three car bombs exploded Sunday afternoon simultaneously in separate residential neighborhoods. Youssef said the blasts killed four people and wounded 14. The northern city of Kirkuk is 290 kilometers (180 miles) from the capital, Baghdad. In Baghdad, police and medical officials said gunmen shot dead a former army officer and his wife in a drive-by shooting in Baghdad’s northeastern suburbs. Police officers also found three bodies around the capital, their hands and feet tied, all killed by what appeared to be close-range gunshots to the head, officials said. Sunday night, a car bomb went ...

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  1. 27 Jan '14, 4am

    just another sunni shiite day in good old downtown baghdad!

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