Airstrike Accidentally Kills Iraq Policemen; 65 Killed Across Country

No major attacks were reported today; however, airstrikes against Islamic State militants continued. In one of those strikes, several policemen were accidentally killed. At least 65 people were killed and 13 more were wounded across the country.

In Duluiya, eight policemen were killed during an airstrike. Security forces killed seven militants, including a suicide bomber.

In Baghdad, two dumped bodies were found.

A civilian was gunned down in Taji.

Mortars in Iskandariya wounded five volunteer fighters.

A bomb wounded two civilians in Abu Saida.

An airstrike killed 23 militants near Falluja.

Ten militants were killed and six were wounded during airstrikes in Balad Ruz.

Near Rutba, an airstrike killed nine militants.

Three militants were killed in the Hamrin area.

A roadside bomb in an agricultural area near Baquba killed a senior militant and his aide.

Airstrikes killed a number of militants in Hawija.

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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.