65 Killed in Iraq During Eid Observances

The United Kingdom’s long-awaited investigative report on the Iraq War was finally released on Wednesday. The Iraq Inquiry, informally known as the Chilcot Report after the inquiry’s chairman John Chilcot, took seven years to be completed and its results released to the public. It probed into Britain’s lead-up to the war, the war itself, and its aftermath. Despite the generally negative view of the war, he U.K. still has troops in Iraq.

At least 65 were killed and 23 were wounded:

The mortar attack on Camp Liberty on Monday also left two policemen and eight Iraqi civilians with injuries.

In Baghdad, a civilian was shot dead.

An airstrike on a militant court in Hawija killed 14 militants and wounded 13 others.

Peshmerga forces killed 20 militants in Aski Mosul, Shandokha, and Tal Rim.

In Mosul, an airstrike killed eight militants. Another strike killed 10 more. A roadside bomb killed four militants. Two more were stabbed to death.

Security forces killed six militants, including an official, near Qaim.

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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.