Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 20 August 2014

Iraq alcohol stores gunmen kill 11

At least 11 people died in a gun attack in Baghdad

Gunmen have opened fire on a row of alcohol stores in Baghdad, killing at least 11 people.

The attackers were in four cars that stopped in the area when they struck shortly after sunset.

Five people were reported to have been injured.

Nobody claimed responsibility, although Islamic extremists have frequently targeted drink stores in Iraq.

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