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Gunmen kill 14 travelers on Iraq highway

Gunmen ambushed travelers on a highway leading from Baghdad to Shiite areas to the south on Tuesday, killing 14 people, while mortar rounds slammed into an area near the Iraqi prime minister’s office in the U.S.-controlled Green Zone in the capital, a government official said. The attacks against the travelers began at 6:45 a.m., when gunmen took aim at a minibus, killing 11 Shiites and wounding three, as it passed near Iskandariyah, 30 miles south of Baghdad in a predominantly Sunni area dubbed the “Triangle of Death” because of frequent insurgent violence. Full Story

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