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.