Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim Jaafari said the country would continue to use diplomatic means to push Turkish troops out of northern Iraq. Meanwhile, Shi’ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr threatened to “intervene” if the Turks do not withdraw.
At least 81 were killed and eight were wounded:
Near Shirqat, authorities uncovered a mass grave filled with militants.
A car bomb killed six Peshmerga and wounded five more in Aski Mosul.
A Coalition airstrike killed four faculty members in Mosul.
Twelve militants were killed in Hit.
In Ramadi, 11 militants were killed in operations.
Security forces killed eight militants in Meshaq.
Four militants were killed in Krishan.
Four militants were killed in the Jubba area.
In Madhiq, two militants were killed.