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Iraq trying to protect victims of violence

Iraqi security forces are doing everything they can to protect victims of sectarian violence in Baghdad, including families that are being driven from their homes in mixed neighborhoods of Shiites and Sunni Arabs, a government official said Monday. Citing one example of those efforts, Mohammed al-Askari, the spokesman of the Defense Ministry, said Iraqi soldiers rushed to Ghazaliyah, a primarily Sunni area of west Baghdad, on Monday morning to free 23 Iraqis who had been taken hostage at a fake checkpoint that had been set up there. Full Story

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