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BAGHDAD, Iraq - Unidentified gunmen have abducted and killed at least 18 Sunni Muslim men in Baghdad in a move that holds potential of furthering Shia-Sunni sectarian divide in the war-torn country.
Police said it found bodies of abducted men riddled with bullets Friday, dumped on a farm near the predominantly Sunni neighborhood.
Citing witnesses they said armed men in sports utility vehicles and dressed in military uniforms flocked into the neighborhood of Mashahdi in northern Baghdad late Thursday.
They singled out 18 people and took them along, the police said.
The New York Times said that the victims included a leader from the Dulaimi tribe one of the largest and most prominent Sunni tribes in Iraq his son, a local municipal official and an army and police officer.
A farmer in the area, Kareem al-Jasim, said he witnessed the abduction by men "dressed in military uniforms" who searched houses about an hour.
They took the municipal employee and others along with them in an apparent show of official business.
"Whenever they arrested someone I could hear women shouting 'please don't take him,' " he said in an interview. "They said that they will just ask them some questions and release them, but we found them all killed in the morning. ...
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