Shi’ite-Kurd Tensions Continue; 104 Killed across Iraq

At least 104 were killed and 62 were wounded across Iraq:

In Tuz Khormato, attempts to quell violence between Shi’ite militiamen and Kurdish Peshmerga have failed. Militiamen shot and killed a 14-year-old boy on Sunday. At least 20 civilians have been wounded in the fighting that has left at least 18 dead since Friday.

Shi’ite militiamen have reportedly blocked the highway between Saidiya and Khanaqin in Diyala province to prevent movement between Kurdish areas of Diyala province. According to a Peshmerga commander, they’ve been warned to stay out of those regions.

In Mosul, militants executed 45 people.

Two people were killed and eight were wounded when a bomb exploded in Baghdad.

A bomb in Taji killed one soldier and wounded four more.

In Ramadi, airstrikes left 21 militants dead.

Peshmerga forces killed 15 militants in Kazek.

Ten militants were killed during strikes on Hit.

A bomb in Baaj killed nine militants, included two emirs.

At least 30 militants were wounded in Kask.

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Author: Margaret Griffis

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