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HRW Urges Investigation of Civilian Deaths in Iraqi Airstrike

New York based Human Rights Watch is calling for an investigation of an Iraqi airstrike that killed 31 civilians two weeks ago at a school housing displaced people near Tikrit. The rights group says survivors report there were no militants or military equipment at the school.   Saturday, Iraq Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi ordered his forces to stop shelling populated areas held by militants in order to spare the lives of "innocent victims" as Iraq's military...

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