30 Found in Yazidi Mass Grave; Three Killed in Iraq

At least three people were killed, another was wounded, and 30 bodies were found in a grave:

A United Nations team exhumed a Yazidi mass grave in Kocho in the Sinjar region. The discovered about 30 bodies.

Militants in Halawat killed three militiamen and wounded a fourth.

Also, at least 93 people drowned in a ferry accident in Mosul. The ferry was over capacity at the time of the sinking. It was carrying a number of families to an island for the new year holidays.

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