20 civilians found dead after stand-off with suspected terrorist in Iraq

20 civilians died during an operation to capture two terrorist suspects on Thursday in Iraq.

The tragedy occurred in Rashayed village in the central province of Babylon, just south of Baghdad, when special forces and intelligence officers prepared to raid the home of one of the suspects, a security source told AFP.

Security forces “pursued two individuals accused of terrorism”, a security force statement said.

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