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Unknown body of woman found in Babel.

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BABEL, July 6 (VOI) Co Policemen on Sunday morning found an unidentified body of a woman in a neighborhood in central Hilla city, the capital of Babel province, a security source said.

"The body was found on a road in al-Askari neighborhood, central Hilla. Apparently the woman was killed after she was thrown from a high place," the source, who asked for anonymity, told Aswat al-Iraq Co Voices of Iraq Co (VOI).

The source did not give further details about the incident.

Babel, 100 km south of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, has an area of 6,468 square kilometers (2,497.3 sq mi), with an estimated population of 1,385,783 people in 2003.

The ancient ruins of Babylon (Babil, after which the region is named) are also in the province.

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Date:Jul 6, 2008
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