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60 Iraqis are killed or found dead today

At least 60 Iraqis were killed or found dead on Wednesday, including seven who died from injuries received in the previous day’s suicide bombing of a coffee shop in a Shiite district of Baghdad. Today, Iraqi police said a pair of mortar rounds slammed into a soccer field in Baghdad’s Shiite neighborhood of Sadr City, killing at least eight players and bystanders. The mortars struck at just after 4:30 p.m. as a game was in progress between young men from the sprawling slum that is home to about 2.5 million people, a captain with the local police force, Mohammed Ismail, said. Full Story

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