By STEVEN R. HURST
Associated Press Writers
AP Photo/SAMIR MIZBAN
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi authorities discovered at least 87 corpses - men shot to death execution-style - as Iraq edged closer to open civil warfare. Twenty-nine of the bodies, dressed only in underwear, were dug out of a single grave Tuesday in a Shiite neighborhood of Baghdad.
The bloodshed appeared to be retaliation for a bomb and mortar attack in the Sadr City slum that killed at least 58 people and wounded more than 200 two days earlier.
GOI: That's four bodies every hour for 24 hours!!
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