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Father and three sons assassinated in Iraq
Feb 24, 2011, 10:53 GMT
Baquba, Iraq - A father and his three sons were assassinated by gunmen linked to al-Qaeda in Iraq on Thursday, said a security source.
The father and his sons were attacked in their home in the city of Baquba, about 60 kilometres northeast of the capital Baghdad.
The gunmen stormed the house Thursday morning and shot all four in a barrage of bullets, said the security source.
One of the sons worked as a policeman in the Diyala province, but it was not clear why the family had been targeted.
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