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Shiite mob torches Kurdish party office

The bodies of two American service members missing since a helicopter crash were found west of Baghdad, officials said Friday, while gunmen loyal to a radical Shiite cleric torched an office of the Iraqi president’s Kurdish party Friday. About 50 gunmen stormed the office of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, headed by President Jalal Talabani, beat up the guards and set the building on fire, said police Lt. Othman al-Lami. The attackers accused the party’s official newspaper of criticizing Shiite cleric Ayatollah Mohammed al-Yacoubi. Full Story

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