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5 May 2009

Irish Examiner, Dublin

Eight gunmen accused of killing 44 people including the bride and groom to be at an engagement ceremony in rural Turkey were being questioned by police today. Masked men with automatic weapons attacked the celebration yesterday in the village of Bilge, near the city of Mardin, in what appeared to be the result of a family feud, Interior Minister Besir Atalay said. Blood feuds occasionally happen among families in the region, where tribal ties and rivalries can eclipse... (

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