145 Killed in Iraq as Falluja Uprising Enters Day 2

by , February 20, 2016

Violence left at least 145 dead and 12 wounded:

In Falluja, tribesmen fought Daesh militants for a second day. About 150 people have been detained. Security forces are conducting airstrikes as well.

In Baghdad, a police officer was shot dead. A bomb at produce market killed one person and wounded three more. A separate bomb wounded one person.

An airstrike accidentally killed one civilian and wounded eight more in Amiriyat al-Falluja.

Airstrikes on Mosul left 120 militants dead.

At least 22 militants were killed in Hit, including a newly installed wali.

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