Reuters Gunmen killed nine members of two Shi'ite families in Baghdad on Sunday a day after militias raided a mixed neighborhood and forced dozen
December 9, 2006

Reuters

Gunmen killed nine members of two Shi'ite families in Baghdad on Sunday a day after militias raided a mixed neighborhood and forced dozens of Sunni families to flee in a serious escalation of sectarian violence. Officials and relatives of the victims said about 30 gunmen stormed a home in a mostly Sunni area in southwestern Baghdad and killed five brothers from one family after separating them from the women. A father and three sons from another family, all of them policemen, were also killed...read on

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