Baghdad: Mortar rounds kill 10, wound five

January 29, 2007 11:47


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A mortar attack struck a Shi'ite neighborhood in a Sunni-dominated town south of Baghdad on Monday, killing 10 civilians, including women and children, police said. The mortar rounds rained down on the neighborhood in Jurf al-Sakhar, 70 kilometers south of Baghdad, in the morning, police spokesman Capt. Muthanna Khalid said. He said the 10 killed included three children and four women, and five other people were wounded.

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