Iraq

25 people killed in Iraqi village massacre

jos_breaking_news_722-300x180 At least 25 people have been shot dead when gunmen dressed in military uniforms swooped on a village south of the Iraqi capital Baghdad. According to security officials, the gunmen attacked the village of Sufia in the region of Hour Rajab at dawn Saturday. According to The Shiite News Correspondent,”Men wearing uniforms and driving vehicles similar to those used by the army stormed three houses in the village of Sufia, in the region of Hour Rajab, and killed 25 people, including five women,” an interior ministry official told AFP on condition of anonymity. The official further pointed out that the victims were from families linked to an anti-Qaeda militia. The killers tied up their victims before carrying out the massacre, he asserted.

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