49 Killed across Iraq as Cholera Spreads North

Over 1,400 have now been infected with cholera across Iraq, and the disease has spread into northern provinces.

The Iraqi government says it has begun to use a new intelligence center to plan airstrikes against Islamic State militants. The center coordinates information using staff members from Russia, Iran, and Syria.

At least 49 were killed and 17 were wounded:

The casualty figures in yesterday’s bombing in Mahmoudiya were raised to three killed and 17 wounded from one dead and three wounded.

Three Peshmerga members were executed in Mosul.

In Baghdad, gunmen killed a civilian.

Militants executed a former political candidate in Qayara.

In Makhmour, 26 militants were killed.

Security forces killed 11 militants in Baiji.

Three militant leaders were killed during an airstrike in Qaim.

An airstrike in Walid, near the Syrian border, killed a militant leader and several aides.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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