UN Reports on Iraq Displaced as Attacks Leave 35 Dead, 41 Hurt

At least 35 people were killed and another 41 were wounded across Iraq. Also, the U.N. released an estimate of the number of Iraqis internally displaced by the fighting in Anbar.

The United Nations announced that as many as 300,000 people have fled the fighting in parts of Anbar province. Although many have remained within the province, some have moved to other provinces. Many are living in public buildings and are in need of aid. The U.N.H.C.R. also said that 1.1 million people who were displace within Iraq since 2003 have not returned to their original homes.

In Ramadi, an ambulance driver was killed and two other passengers were wounded as they were trying to evacuate people from a bombing scene; it is unclear which bombing they were called to. Security forces killed a militant leader and seven companions. Artillery fire left three civilians dead and seven more wounded in Falluja. An unknown number of militants were killed at their al-Hamra camp.

A roadside bomb in Jurf al-Sakhar killed six soldiers and wounded four more. Mortars killed an elderly man and wounded another person.

Four people were killed and nine more were wounded in a bombing in Tuz Khormato. At least two more people were killed in this or a second explosion.

In Shirqat, gunmen killed a civilian, and a bomb killed five Sahwa members.

In Baghdad, a bomb wounded three in the Jisr Diyala district. A bomb in Doura wounded two people. Gunmen killed a civilian in Saidiya.

Two people were killed in a bombing in Salman Pak.

Gunmen killed two civilians in Aziziya.

A blast in Buhriz killed two people.

A car bomb in Madaen wounded three civilians.

In Mosul, three ISIS/DAASH militants were killed. A bomb injured three policemen.

Security forces in Qayara killed a gunman.

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Author: Margaret Griffis

Margaret Griffis is a journalist from Miami Beach, Florida and has
been covering Iraqi casualties for Antiwar.com since 2006.