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50 bodies found in Iraq, raising sectarian worries

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BAGHDAD, Iraq — Iraqi officials discovered 50 bodies, many of them blindfolded and with their hands bound, in an agricultural area outside a city south of Baghdad today, raising concerns over a possible sectarian killing amid the battle against a Sunni insurgency.

The bodies, all of them with gunshot wounds, were found in the predominantly Shiite village of Khamissiya, 60 miles south of Baghdad.

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