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Iraq admits death squads; car bombs rattle Baghdad

Senior Iraqi officials confirmed for the first time yesterday that death squads composed of government employees had operated illegally from inside two government ministries. “The deaths squads that we have captured are in the Defense and Interior Ministries,” Interior Minister Bayan Jabr said during a joint news conference with the defense minister. “There are people who have infiltrated the army and the Interior.” Also yesterday, a series of deadly attacks hit the heavily Shiite Baghdad neighborhood of Sadr City, threatening to initiate another round of sectarian killings. Full Story

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