166 Killed across Iraq; Militia Accused of Seizing Hospital

French airstrikes destroyed what the French believe was a militant command center in Tal Afar.

A worker at Tuz Khormato General Hospital claimed Shi’ite militias had taken over the hospital and arrested 25 workers. Kurdish security personnel rescued them.

Bashar Kiki, the head of Nineveh’s provincial council warned that Sinjar will need $100 million for basic reconstruction before displaced residents have any hope of returning.

At least 166 were killed and eight were wounded:

A blast in Baghdad left one person dead and seven wounded.

In Mandali, a bomb wounded a policeman.

In Ramadi, 90 militants were killed in airstrikes. Security forces killed 39 militants in the KM 5 area.

Twelve militants were killed in an artillery attack on Tuz Khormato.

Strikes on Qayara killed 10 militants.

An airstrike on Subaihat left six militants dead.

In Mosul, gunmen killed five militants, including and intelligence officer.

Peshmerga shelling left three militants dead in Bartala.

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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.