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Eight people killed in northern Iraq

BAGHDAD, Aug 8 (KUNA) -- A family of eight people were killed early on Wednesday by unknown gunmen in Saladin Province north of Baghdad, a security source said.
The unidentifed armed men broke into home of Iraqi lawyer today morning in Baiji district in Saladin Province, shot him dead with his family before they escaped, the source told KUNA.
The source expressed the belief that Al-Qaeda organization carried out the attack with terrorist motives, as part of a series of attacks against judicial authorities and detention centres in the country.(end) ahh.ssj KUNA 081242 Aug 12NNNN