Iraqi, Kurdish Forces Kill Dozens of Militants

At least 97 were killed nine were wounded. Most of the casualties were militants.

Peshmerga forces in Mount Sinjar killed four militants and wounded seven more in clashes. One Peshmerga soldiers was wounded. An airstrike killed five militant leaders.

Nine volunteer fighters were killed in Mkeshiefa.

Militants kidnapped 22 citizens in Kirkuk.

Twenty militants were killed during airstrikes in Hawija, Rashad and Riyadh.

Security forces killed 19 militants and wounded another in Amiriyat al-Falluja.

An airstrike in Mosul killed 18 militants and wounded many others.

Seven militants were killed in Balad.

In Baghdad, five militants were killed.

Four militants were killed while booby-trapping a home in Muqdadiya.

In Ziwiya, three militants were killed, also rigging a home.

Three more were killed trying to plant a roadside bomb in Yathrib.

A suicide bomber was killed in Haditha.

Several militants were killed when security forces shot them as they approached Haqlaniya in an explosives laden car.

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Author: Margaret Griffis

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