Mass Graves Found in Iraq Amid Rice's Surprise Visit

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Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice Meets Kurdish Leader Massoud Barzani

U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice meets Kurdish leader Massoud Barzani in the northern city of Arbil during a brief visit to Iraq, May 15. Reuters hide caption

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Officials in Iraq have found makeshift graves that contained at least 46 bodies, which appear to be victims of execution.

The discovery increases fears that sectarian killings may be spreading. Insurgent bombing attacks also resumed, shortly after U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice wrapped up a heavily secured visit.

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