Gunmen kill 16 members of Shi'ite family in Iraq

By REUTERS
September 4, 2013 11:37

BAGHDAD, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Gunmen stormed two neighbouring houses south of the Iraqi capital overnight and shot dead 16 members of the same Shi'ite family before blowing up their homes, police and medics said.

The attack took place in the town of Latifiya, 40 km (25 miles) south of Baghdad.


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