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Four Men Found Hanged in Baghdad Slum

Police found the bodies of four men dangling from electrical pylons Monday in a Baghdad Shiite slum, hours after car bombs and mortars shells ripped through teeming market streets, killing at least 58 people and wounding more than 200. The grim scene underscored fears Sunday’s bloody assault on a stronghold of radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr would plunge Iraq into another frenzy of sectarian killing. Bomb blasts in Baghdad, Kirkuk and Tikrit — many of them targeting Iraqi police patrols — killed at least 10 more people Monday and wounded more than 30. They included a U.S. soldier killed in a roadside bombing in east Baghdad, the military said. A U.S. Marine was reported killed the previous day in the western insurgent-plagued province of Anbar. Full Story

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