Shootout between Army and Militia; 84 Killed in Iraq

At least 84 were killed and 49 were wounded:

On Friday, the Iraqi Army raided a Kata’ib Hezbollah base in Baghdad, believing the militia group had abducted 17 Turkish workers two days ago. One soldier was killed and two militiamen were wounded in the raid, but the workers were not found. Separately, gunmen killed a Sunni tribal fighter, his wife, and their two children in Arab Jabour.

In Mosul, Coalition airstrikes killed 13 civilians and wounded 20 more. Militants executed a school manager who was politically active.

Two civilians were killed and five were wounded when a bomb exploded in Mashada.

Unidentified gunmen killed the head of the Judiciary Council in Hawija.

Airstrikes on Abu Shejil left 33 militants dead and 22 wounded.

Eleven militants were killed during strikes on Rutba.

In Husayba, 10 militants were killed.

Eight militants were killed in Ramadi.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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