Military Parade in Baghdad; 75 Killed in Iraq

A military parade marking the July 14th anniversary of the founding of the Iraqi republic in 1958 was held in Baghdad without incident.

At least 83 people were killed, and 14 were wounded:

Three security members were killed and four were wounded in Taji, when they stopped a car carrying four militants. They militants blew up their car, killing all four.

In Mashada, a suicide bomber killed one soldier and wounded five more.

A roadside bomb near Tuz Khormato killed two militiamen and wounded two more. One of the fatalities was Shakir Amerli, who was a militia leader.

Two civilians were shot dead in Baquba.

An I.E.D. wounded three militiamen, including a commander, in Garma.

Airstrikes killed 29 militants in Doulab, Haditha Dam, and Hit.

Eighteen militants were killed during operations near Qayara.

Artillery fire left 10 militants dead in Hit.

In Ijhala, a strike left eight militants dead.

An airstrike on a car in Mrear, near Shirqat, left three militants dead, including the head of Daesh for Shirqat.

At least two militants were shot dead in Dour.

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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.