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19 Iraqis slaughtered in Baghdad

BAGHDAD, Feb 22 (KUNA) -- Unknown militants Monday slaughtered 19 Iraqi civilians in two separate incidents in the Iraqi capital, the police said.
A police source told KUNA that militants slaughtered 11 people in the Al-Amin suburb southeast of Baghdad. The motive for the incident has yet to be known.
In a related incident eight people were slaughtered in the Al-Wehda suburb near Al-Madaen in an incident the police believe was family-motivated. (end) ahh.aj KUNA 221325 Feb 10NNNN