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More than 55 bodies fished out of Tigris, 19 Iraqi soldiers executed

More than 55 bodies were fished out of the Tigris river, south of Baghdad, as 19 Iraqi army soldiers were executed in a football stadium, in the latest carnage in violence-torn Iraq.”They were killed and they threw the bodies in the Tigris … We have the full names of those who were killed and of those criminals who committed these crimes,” President Jalal Talabani told reporters in Baghdad. Talabani said a new Iraqi government would finally be unveiled on Thursday, 80 days after landmark elections, but the relentless violence overshadowed the announcement as a string of attacks since late Tuesday cost more than 30 lives.Full Story

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