Saturday, June 18, 2016

Ramadan Death count: Iraq 18/06/16

The spokesman for Baghdad Operations Command, Brigadier General Saad Moen, said in a press statement, a copy of which was received by, “The joint security forces, during the liberation operations of Fallujah, managed to liberate 40 areas from the ISIS control,” pointing out that, “The security forces killed about 500 [ISIS] members during the battles, in addition to dismantling tens of explosive devices and booby-trapped vehicles.”

Minus 45 deaths I have already listed , this come's out as 455

On the other side of the fence more than 300 Iraqi soldiers and allies have been killed these past two days of fighting in Fallujah.

Minus the 4 deaths I have already listed, (below) this comes out as 296

The Leadership of al-Hashd al-Shaabi announced on Saturday, that four of its members were killed in the explosion of a booby-trapped house while trying to dismantle it in the center of al-karma District in eastern Fallujah, pointing out that the security forces managed to dismantle more than 1000 IEDs and 70 booby-trapped houses in the district.

The commander of the Commando Regiments of the Iraqi army’s First Division had been killed in a rocket attack by ISIS south of Fallujah.

This morning, ISIS members executed three people by firing squad after failing to escape from Qayyarah vicinity toward al-Nasr village which was previously liberated by the security forces.

On Saturday, Jazeera Operations Command announced killing the ISIS military commander in Heet District, along with seven of his aides, during a security operation west of Anbar.

Three members of al-Hashed al-Sha’bi militia had been killed in an armed attack that took place northeast of Baqubah.

Ramadan death toll is now at 4,475