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Murdered Iraqi-American buried in Najaf
Killer of woman beaten to death in California reportedly called her a terrorist and told her to return to Iraq.
Last Modified: 01 Apr 2012 05:44

An Iraqi-American woman who was beaten to death in California in an apparent hate crime has been buried in Najaf.

The killer of Shama al-Awadi is reported to have left a note next to her body, calling her a terrorist and telling her to return to her country.

Al Jazeera's Jane Arraf reports from Najaf.

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