News Brief 9/4/2013, Elul 29, 5773
Iraq: Sixteen Family Members Killed in Brutal Sectarian Attack
Sixteen people have been killed in an apparently sectarian attack on a Shia family south of the Iraqi capital Baghdad.
Unknown terrorists blew up two adjacent houses belonging to brothers from a Shia family in Latifiya, 40 km (25 miles) south of Baghdad, after shooting dead sixteen members of the same family, according to eyewitnesses.
Eight women and six children are believed to be among the dead.