Police say 18 people killed execution-style near Baghdad

BAGHDAD - Iraqi police have uncovered the bodies of 18 people who were abducted from their homes and killed execution-style in a town near Baghdad, two police sources said on Friday.
The corpses were found grouped together and shot in the head in Meshahda, around 32 km 20 miles) north of Baghdad, police and a source at the capital's morgue said.
It was the deadliest in a series of execution-style killings which are on the rise in Iraq.
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