During January, at least 747 people were killed, and another 389 were wounded. Among the dead was a U.S. servicemember killed in a non-combat incident. Also, at least six members of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (P.K.K.) were killed, as was a Turkish soldier. Three more Turkish soldiers were wounded. Among the Iraqis, at least 332 … Continue reading “747 Killed in Iraq During January”
A militia group has threatened to attack U.S. troops over a friendly fire incident that occurred on Saturday.
Several small Islamic State attacks against security personnel relatively occurred near each other in Diyala, Kirkuk, and Salah ad Din provinces, which are north and east of Baghdad.
A sheikh and his brother, a lawyer, where shot dead at a fake checkpoint.
Friendly fire and the unearthing of a mass grave contributed to a high death toll.
Small bombs left a toll in areas near Baghdad.
Operations against ISIS targets took place in Diyala province.
Numerous militants were killed in anti-ISIS operations.
Another mass grave was found near Mosul.
Operations against ISIS were launched in Zab.