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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
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]