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Iraqi Sunnis flee Anbar turmoil for Shiite Karbala

Published: 01.07.14, 19:58 / Israel News

A steady stream of families fleeing fighting in Ramadi and Fallujah is arriving at a checkpoint in Iraq's Karbala province, seeking shelter from the deadly violence.


As militants hold parts of Ramadi and all of Fallujah, in Anbar province, Sunni families are now seeking safety in the Shiite-majority Karbala province, in a country that has been plagued by sharp sectarian divisions. (AFP)


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