20 Headless Bodies Found Near Baghdad
Car bomb at bus station kills at least 20 others
By Jonas Oransky,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 28, 2007 7:42 AM CDT
Iraqis look at the debris and destruction at a bus station in the Baiyaa neighborhood in Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, June 28, 2007. A parked car bomb exploded in one of Baghdad's busy outdoor bus stations...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Twenty decapitated corpses were found alongside the Tigris River today, in an area where coalition forces have recently pushed to annihilate al-Qaeda militants. All young men, the bodies were bound and many heads were discovered nearby, the AP reports. The military drive in Salman Pak began two weeks ago.

Meanwhile, a bomb at a bus depot, where people were lined up to ride to work, killed 20 Iraqis with a force that destroyed 40 minibuses. Three British soldiers were also killed by a roadside bomb, bringing the total UK death toll in Iraq to 155.