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Supporters of Shia militia storm into US Embassy compound in Baghdad


Dozens of angry Iraqi Shia militia supporters have broken into the US Embassy compound in Baghdad after smashing a main door and setting fire to a reception area, prompting tear gas and gunfire. The mourners held funerals for the killed in a Baghdad neighborhood, after which they marched on to the heavily fortified Green Zone and kept walking until they reached the sprawling embassy site.

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