Six men shot dead in Germany

SIX Italian men have been shot dead in the north western German city of Duisburg today in an execution-style killing.Early speculation is that the killings were linked to a mafia turf war.

SIX Italian men have been shot dead in the north western German city of Duisburg today in an execution-style killing.

Early speculation is that the killings were linked to a mafia turf war.

The shootings took place close to an Italian restaurant called Da Bruno, a police spokesman said. The victims, all shot in the head, were aged between 16 and 39. They were found by police in, or lying next to, two vehicles near the city's train station.