At least 95 people, some of them prominent Sunni Arab clerics, were killed in revenge in Baghdad and the surrounding areas in the chaotic 24 hours following the bombing Wednesday morning of one of Shiite Islam’s holiest shrines, in the town of Samarra, an Interior Ministry official said today. More bodies were being discovered throughout the day across Iraq.
Hard to imagine a more crucial few days for the new government in Iraq than the next few as the country struggle’s through the aftermath of the bombing. No new updates yet from Iraq the Model. Send pointers for on-the-ground blogging.