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Shiite reprisal killings resurface

Jailed Sunnis found slain after battle

Posted: June 18, 2014 at 5:33 a.m.

Iraqi volunteers train Tuesday in the Shiite holy city of Najaf, one of three cities, along with Baghdad and Karbala, that Sunni militants have vowed to capture.

Signs emerged Tuesday of a reprisal sectarian slaughter of Sunnis in Iraq, and police said pro-government Shiite militiamen killed nearly four dozen inmates after insurgents tried to storm the jail northeast of Baghdad.

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