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Shootings in Iraq left over 20 people dead

  • Shootings and explosions in Iraq killed 20 and wounded a dozen others. 

    Officials mentioned that 13 identified bodies of people, who were shot in the head, were found in separate neighborhoods of Baghdad. These officials spoke anonymously since they weren't authorized to give out any information to the media. 

    Violence has also rocked other parts of Iraq. For instance, gunmen stormed into a house and killed two women and three men in a Shiite neighborhood called al-Hurriya. 

    The United Nations reported that violence in the country has killed over 5,500 over the past eight months.

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