Sectarian violence erupts in Falluja, Iraq

Thousands of mourners blocked the main highway into Falluja during a protest at the funerals of 5 Sunni Muslims who were killed by troops during a demonstration against Iraq's Shi'ite Prime Minister. Sunnis have participated in multiple demonstrations since December to protest against what they describe as mistreatment of their minority sect. Due to the lack of personal security and the frequency and unpredictability of violent events, several countries advise their citizens to avoid all travel to Iraq.

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