Men pray outside their shops in Raqqa April 5, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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Gunmen near Iraq's capital kidnapped and later shot to death six men, the deadliest of a series of attacks Sunday that killed at least 15 people across the country, authorities said.The gunmen broke into the homes at dawn Sunday in the town of Latifiyah, a mainly Sunni town 30 kilometers (20 miles) south of Baghdad, a police officer said. In November, 18 Sunnis kidnapped by men in Iraqi army uniforms were found dead, just days after police found the corpses of 13 men all killed by close-range gunshots to the head.In Maidan, a town about 20 kilometers (14 miles) southeast of Baghdad, a bomb in a commercial area killed two civilians and wounded five, police said.Three medical officials confirmed the casualty figures for the attacks.
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