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Mass grave found with 18 Iraqi corpses

BAGHDAD, Dec 13 (KUNA) -- A mass grave of armed victims was found on Thursday in Diyala Province east of the Iraqi capital.
A security official, in remarks to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA), charged that 18 corpses were killed by the militias of the so-called Iraq Islamic state -- 12 of whom were headless -- noting that all the victims were males who were kidnapped and assassinated two months ago.
He said most of the dead bodies were featureless and were admitted to Al- Miqdadiyah Hospital.
Al- Miqdadiyah neighborhood which is a part of the troubled Diyala Province is witnessing fragile security.
Diyala Province, with a community blended with Sunnis, Shiites and Kurds, is currently witnessing military operations against the insurgents.(end) mhg.sab KUNA 131410 Dec 07NNNN