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Militants Kill Nearly 60 in Iraq Convoy Attack

Iraqi officials said militants have killed at least 51 prisoners and eight policemen in an attack on a convoy north of Baghdad. The attack Thursday happened as the convoy was carrying prisoners from a military base in the town of Taji, about 20 kilometers from the capital. The convoy struck roadside bombs and then militants opened fire. Iraq has been dealing with a surge in violence, particularly in the north where Sunni militants have seized large areas in a bid to establish an...

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