ISIS Executes Village Leader; 34 Killed in Iraq

At least 34 people were killed, and 11 were wounded in recent violence:

Militants in Zirbani killed a village chief who had recently succeeded his murdered father as the chief.

Near Baiji, a clash left three militiamen dead and five wounded. Four militants were killed.

Two soldiers were killed and two were wounded by a blast at the entrance to Rutba.

In Nukhaib, a bomb killed two soldiers.

A bomb killed a policeman and wounded three more in Bakara.

A farmer was seriously wounded in an I.E.D. blast in Jalawla.

Twenty militants were killed in an airstrike near Badush.

Security forces killed a militant near Buhriz.

Iraqi troops and fighter planes conducted an operation into Syria, killing a number of militants.

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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.