Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Ramadan Death Count: Iraq, 13/06/17

(Mosul) A soldier was killed and five others wounded Tuesday in a suicide attack carried out by a ISIS terrorist in western Mosul.

(Mosul) Islamic State members executed five civilians who were trying to flee Mayadin area in the Old City to areas held by security forces via Tigris River. Unidentified warplanes on Tuesday killed 12 civilians in a western Mosul neighbourhood where Iraqi forces are advancing towards the Islamic State militants’ last enclave.

(Iraq) Turkey's military killed 20 militants from the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in air strikes targeting southeastern Turkey and northern Iraq, the army said in a statement on Tuesday.

(Mutaibija) Heavy shelling targeted Islamic State locations in the Mutaibija region on the borders between Diyala and Salahuddin provinces. Udai al-Khadran, mayor of al-Khales town, north of Baquba stated:
“Twenty militants were killed, while hideouts and rest houses as well as explosives were destroyed.”
Ramadan death toll stands at 2,954.