More Executions in Mosul; 112 Killed in Iraq

Salim al-Shabaki, who represents Shabak interests in Parliament, warned that only Peshmerga forces can liberate Shabak villages or long-lasting strife will result. The minority group is affiliated with Kurd ethnic group.

At least 112 people were killed and 25 were wounded:

Roadside bombs targeting escaping families near Hawija left 10 people dead and six wounded.

In Mosul, militants executed eight people by drowning them. A Coalition airstrike destroyed a chemical weapons factory.

A roadside bomb near Shirqat killed seven members of one family.

Two people were killed and eight were wounded by a blast in Mahmoudiya.

In Baghdad, a bomb in an Adhamiya commercial district killed one person and wounded seven.

Near Qara Tapa, a roadside bomb injured two civilians. When Peshmerga responders arrived, a second bomb exploded, wounding two of them.

Seventy militants were killed in a failed attack near al-Houd.

An airstrike killed eight militants near Ramadi.

In Mtabijh, a strike killed six militant leaders.

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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.