20 Dec 2008

Severed heads found in Baghdad house

9:04 am on 20 December 2008

The Iraqi army is reported to have found found seven severed heads and two intact corpses in a house in Baghdad.

An interior ministry official told AFP on Friday the discovery was made in an unfinished house in the district of Ur, in the Iraqi capital.

The district is mainly Shi'ite and has been the scene of clashes between Shi'ite and Sunni fighters in the past.