Fears of sectarian violence rise in Baghdad after killing of Sunni imam and prison inmates

By Loveday Morris, Liz Sly, June 17, 2014

BAGHDAD — Iraq’s capital lurched closer to a renewed cycle of sectarian slaughter Tuesday after the bodies of a Sunni cleric and his aides, allegedly kidnapped by Shiite militiamen, were found in a Baghdad morgue and dozens of inmates were killed in a prison as insurgents battled security forces about 35 miles north.

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