20 Killed in Iraq; Burqa Ban in Mosul

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20 Killed in Iraq; Burqa Ban in Mosul

According to a spokesperson, the Shi’ite militia Harakat
al-Nujab
has sent
about a thousand fighters to Aleppo, Syria to fight the Islamic State militants
there.

ISIS/Daesh has now banned
burqas and niqabs when entering security centers in Mosul,
after reports of veiled women attacking their troops.

At least 20 were killed and 16 were wounded:

A mortar attack on Qayara left two
dead and seven wounded
.

In Baghdad, a bomb killed
one policeman and wounded four more
in the Doura district.

A blast in Mahmoudiya left two
dead and five wounded
.

In Mosul, an airstrike killed
15 militants
.

Dozens of militants were killed
in strikes north of Rutba. Military reinforcements also arrived
in the city.

Dozens more were killed
in Qaim and Rawa.

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