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Violence rocks Baghdad as British hostage pleads for his life

At least 20 Iraqis were killed and more than 200 wounded in fresh violence across Baghdad, as a British hostage whose two US colleagues were savagely beheaded pleaded for his life in a video on an Islamist website. The US army launched a fresh offensive on Baghdad’s radical Shiite stronghold of Sadr City overnight that killed 13 people. And a suicide car bomb targeting recruits for the Iraqi national guard ripped through a busy shopping area in central Baghdad, killing seven people. Full Story

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