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Zarqawi Group Says It Executed Iraqi Soldiers

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Zarqawi Group Says It Executed Iraqi Soldiers

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Zarqawi Group Says It Executed Iraqi Soldiers

Zarqawi Group Says It Executed Iraqi Soldiers

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A group led by Abu Musab al-Zarqawi claims responsibility for killing 49 soldiers from the new Iraqi Army. The men, unarmed as they traveled home after training, were shot in a mass execution near the Iranian border. Hear NPR's Jennifer Ludden and NPR's Emily Harris.