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Gunmen Kill Three Iraqi Women Working At U.S. Base

1 September 2004 -- Iraqi police said today that gunmen shot and killed three Iraqi women who worked at a U.S. base in northern Iraq.

The attack occurred last night as the women were returning home from the base in Mosul. Police said it is not immediately known what jobs they held there.

A fourth woman in the vehicle escaped unharmed, but their driver was injured.

Mosul is 360 kilometers northwest of Baghdad.


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