U.S. Airstrikes Target Mosul Dam region; 114 Killed in Iraq

At least 129 people, mostly militants, were killed today, while another 25 were wounded. U.S. airstrikes focused on the Mosul Dam region.


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Airstrikes killed 11 militants near the Mosul Dam. U.S. jets are supporting Peshmerga troops attempting to recover control of the dam. Another eight militants were wounded.

In the city of Mosul, militants killed two civilians.

Mortar strikes killed six Peshmerga members in Jalawla. They also killed three civilians and wounded seven others. An airstrike killed two militants and wounded six more.

In Abu Ghraib, a bomb wounded four people.

Air strikes in Arab Jasam killed 25 militants.

Bombings in Fadhiliya killed 22 militants.

In al-Khasfa, 18 militants were struck down.

The air force killed 17 militants, including a prominent leader, in Tal Afar.

Fifteen militants were killed during airstrikes in Garma.

Eight militants leaders were killed in Qaim.

Author: Margaret Griffis

Margaret Griffis is a journalist from Miami Beach, Florida and has been covering Iraqi casualties for Antiwar.com since 2006.