Overall, at least seven people were killed, and five were wounded:
Two Peshmerga fighters claimed they were beaten at an Iraqi checkpoint near Tuz Khormato after the men displayed their Peshmerga identification to Iraqi forces.
In Mosul, a displaced family returned to their home only to trigger a booby-trap that killed all five members.
Gunmen killed a civilian near Khanaqin.
A bomb in Dibis wounded two brothers.
Demonstrators in southern Iraq are threatening to take up arms if attacks against them do not cease and prisoners are not released. Several demonstrators have been killed while hundreds have been wounded or arrested.
The head of the Daraji tribe, Sheikh Awni Sahib, rejected the Iraqi government’s call to end the protests and criticized attempts to paint demonstrators as insurgents or working for other governments.
Read more by Margaret Griffis
- Nine Militants Killed During Security Operations in Iraq – October 20th, 2018
- Anti-ISIS Imam Among 11 Killed in Iraq – October 19th, 2018
- Over 2,200 Bodies Exhumed in Mosul Region; Four Killed in Iraq – October 18th, 2018
- Iraq Executes Six Convicts; 14 Others Killed in Attacks – October 17th, 2018
- ISIS Commander Blamed for Iran Attack among 18 Killed in Iraq – October 16th, 2018