Dozens of Chaldean Christians were arrested in Michigan and are awaiting deportation back to Iraq. Many Chaldeans live in the Detroit area, but this group of detainees had criminal records.
At least 99 were killed and 804 were wounded or sickened:
In Mosul, a rocket killed nine people, three of them policemen. Fighting left three soldiers and 11 militants dead. Security forces killed 23 militants and discovered the bodies of 21 more who appeared to have been executed.
In Baghla, 20 militants were killed.
Two teenage militants were killed while transferring a bomb in Metabijh.
Read more by Margaret Griffis
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- Iraq Forgets ISIS, Moves Against Kirkuk; 15 Killed in Iraq – October 15th, 2017
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