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Militants storm Iraq govt office, take hostages

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Militants stormed an office of Iraq's human rights ministry in northeast Baghdad on Thursday and took a number of civil servants hostage, security officials said.

The attack was mounted by eight armed men, police and an interior ministry official said.

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http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140130/militants-storm-iraq-govt-office-take-hostages-0