Commander of Baghdad Operations, Staff Lieutenant General Abdul Amir al-Shammari holds a press conference at the Baghdad Operations Command headquarters in Iraq on January 20,2015. (Ali Mohammed - Anadolu Agency)
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Two bombings targeting Shiite neighborhoods killed eight people in Baghdad on Tuesday as authorities found 15 bodies of Kurdish fighters in a mass grave in an area once controlled by the Islamic State group.A local official in the eastern Diyala province said the discovery of the mass grave, containing the bodies of 15 Kurdish fighters, was made Tuesday afternoon near the town of Sadiyah, 95 kilometers (60 miles) north of Baghdad.Last week, authorities in Diyala discovered a mass grave containing 16 unidentified bodies in a village near Sadiyah.
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