Latest News Wires Mass grave with 50 bodies discovered south of Baghdad, officials say

The discovery of the bodies has reawakened fears of sectarian violence that wracked the country in the mid 2000s.

By , Associated Press

Iraqi officials discovered 50 bodies, many of them blindfolded and with their hands bound, in an agricultural area outside a city south of Baghdad on Wednesday, raising concerns over a possible sectarian killing amid the battle against a Sunni insurgency.