Gunmen kill nine in Baghdad goldsmith shop heist




 
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BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Gunmen with rifles and hand grenades blasted their way into a row of Baghdad goldsmiths shops on Monday, killing nine people and wounding 15, and escaping with gold and cash, police said. Police said the gunmen stormed the al-Aswad gold market in Baghdad's northeastern Ur district. They killed two gold shop owners, two policemen, two soldiers and three passers-by. Hospital sources confirmed the death toll. "Gunmen in two to three vehicles broke into the gold shops and started firing. ...




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