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Gunmen Kill Shiite Family of 4 in Iraq

Gunmen killed a Shiite man and three of his relatives at their home in southern Baghdad, police said Monday. The men lined up a brother, two sisters, and their uncle against the wall in their home in Dora and shot each of them late Sunday, police Lt. Maithem Abdel-Razzaq said. The father of the family, a grocery shop owner, had been killed six months earlier by gunmen, he said. The mother was out visiting relatives at the time of the attack, police said. Sectarian violence has inflamed the capital, where execution-style killings have become common and hundreds of bodies have been found in the weeks since a Shiite shrine was bombed on Feb. 22. Full Story

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