Friday, June 9, 2017

Ramadan Death Count: Iraq, 09/06/17

(Mosul) Iraqi Federal Police forces killed eleven Islamic State militants, including senior leaders, in western Mosul, Friday.

(Kerbala) A woman detonated her explosive belt in a market east of the Shi’ite holy city of Kerbala on Friday, killing at least 30 and wounding 35. A security officer said the woman hid the bomb under the customary full-body veil. ISIS have claimed they carried out this attack.

(Baghdad) A policeman has been killed, five others wounded as two bomb blasts took place in towns to the south of Baghdad.

(Salahuddin) Six gunmen fired indiscriminately, last night in Balad District, resulting in the death of a civilian and two others wounded.

(Zap) The Turkish General Staff has stated that it has carried out Airstrikes on Kurdish positions in the North of Iraq killing 23 people (this includes 9 inside Turkey on the border with Iraq).

Ramadan death toll stands at 2,406.