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UN Says Iraqi Children 'Relentlessly Targeted' in War

The U.N. children's fund warned on Thursday that 3.6 million Iraqi children are at "serious risk'' of death, injury, sexual violence, abduction and recruitment into armed groups, and has called on warring parties in Iraq to protect their rights. In a report titled "A Heavy Price for Children,'' UNICEF said that the number of children in Iraq at serious risk of death or wartime exploitation had increased by 1.3 million in the past 18 months.   It...

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