220 Killed, 130 Wounded Across Iraq

At least 220 people were killed and 131 more were wounded today. Meanwhile, 1.6 million Iraqis are internally displaced, according to the International Organization for Migration. That is, they have been forced to flee fighting near the homes and head for safety in other areas.

The Pentagon has revealed that about $500 million has been spent on battling the Islamic State militants in Iraq.

In Tuz Khormato, a truck bomb wounded two members of the Peshmerga forces. Following the blast, the area was hit by mortar fire, killing eight people and wounding 28 more.

Airstrikes have hit militant bases near Amerli. The Turkmen town has held off ISIS/DAASH militants for weeks, but residents have now begged for help as supplies are running out. The bombings killed 39 militants and wounded 67 more.

Seven civilians were killed during an airstrike in Dour.

In Wahda, the bodies of six security members were found in a home.

Four soldiers and 14 militants were killed during clashes in Latifiya.

Shelling killed three civilians and wounded 12 more in Falluja.

Four sisters were killed during an airstrike in Mosul.

A body was found in Kirkuk.

Three Peshmerga were wounded when their headquarters in Jalawla were shelled.

A roadside bomb in Mussayab wounded three volunteer fighters.

A bomb in Safra wounded two policemen. Security forces cut off supply routes to Amerli, Jalawla, and Saadiya. Seventy militants were killed.

Airstrikes killed 25 militants near Haqi.

Eighteen militants were killed during strikes in Duluiya.

In Tikrit, security forces killed 16 militants including an official.

Five militants were killed in al-Sger.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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