Ten Doctors Among 109 Killed Across Iraq

by , January 27, 2015

At least 109 people were killed across Iraq and 13 more were wounded.

The U.N. World Food Programme expressed concern on Tuesday that a humanitarian emergency is unfolding in southern Iraq, where 50,000 families fled to in order to escape the Islamic State militants. The W.F.P provides food rations to 1.4 million displaced Iraqis, but many more could be going hungry and their shelters are considered substandard.

Ten doctors were executed in Mosul for refusing to treat wounded militants. Thirty civilians were kidnapped for allegedly colluding with Peshmerga forces.

Six civilians were executed after a dispute with militants in Maria village.

In Baghdad, a militant threw a grenade on the Jadriya Bridge where he killed one policeman and wounded two more. A child was one of two people wounded during a shooting at an Emirates jet at the airport yesterday. Two bodies were found.

A cleric’s body was discovered in Jbela.

In Sinjar, two volunteer fighters were killed when militants attacked their position. Eleven militants were killed in clashes.

Airstrikes killed 23 militants in Zab and Makhul. At least nine were wounded.

Fourteen militants were killed in Ramadi.

In Falluja, security forces killed two militant leaders and their five companions. Thirty more militants were killed in clashes.

Airstrikes left four militants dead in Sherwin.

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