September 2, 2006Foreign Affairs

Killed on the road to Karbala

Indian pilgrims killed in Iraq

This is an archived blog post from The Acorn.

Iraq’s sectarian quagmire claims Indian casualties.

…three Indian and eleven Pakistani pilgrims were shot dead by insurgents in Iraq while they were on their way to the Shiite holy city of Karbala, about 80 km from Baghdad.

Unidentified gunmen freed the women and children before killing the men execution-style,” reports reaching here from Baghdad said. [Rediff]

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