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2009-03-16 12:59:15

Iraqi soccer player Heidar Kazem was shot and killed by a rival fan after scoring a goal in game played south of Baghdad, local reports said. The international soccer news Web site Goal.com cited unspecified local reports indicating Kazem was taken to a hospital after the Sunday incident in Hilla, about 60 miles south of Baghdad, but died en route. The Web site said reports indicated Kazem had just scored a goal for Sinjar against Buhayra when it is believed an angry rival fan took out a gun...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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