Iraqi police find 14 more tortured corpses

Team Infidel

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Date: 10 Sept 2006


BAGHDAD, Sept 10, 2006 (AFP) - Iraqi police pursued their grim morning
harvest of bodies Sunday, finding the remains of 14 more victims of a
vicious sectarian conflict, some of them with severed heads.

Seven mutilated bodies were fished out of the Tigris river in the town of
Suwayrah, at a spot southeast of the war-torn capital where murder victims
wash up on a daily basis.

The bullet-riddled corpses of three men were found under a bridge on the
road north from Baghdad to Balad.

Police also came upon three bodies during a raid on a warehouse in the
capital, while another corpse was recovered in the southern city of Amara.

In Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit, a petrol station manager was
kidnapped by armed men, police said.

In the same province, an early morning clash between gunmen and the
bodyguard of the provincial police chief left four insurgents dead.

"Gunmen attempted to ambush the police chief's bodyguard who was with his
companions and in the ensuing gunfight, the four were killed," a police
officer told AFP.

A roadside bombing in the east Baghdad neighbourhood of Jadida wounded two