46 Killed in Iraq, Including British Demining Contractor

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46 Killed in Iraq, Including British Demining Contractor

A British
deminer was killed and a second British national was wounded
during a
work-related accident in Ramadi. The contractors worked for Janus
Global Operations
.

Amnesty International accused
Iraq of torturing prisoners into confessions that ultimately led to their
executions. In court, one man said the interrogators threatened his family.

At least another 45 people were killed
and 22 more wounded
:

A blast near Abu Ghraib
shops killed
one person and wounded 10 more
.

In Baghdad, a bomb killed
one person and wounded six more
in Doura.

One
policeman was killed and three more were wounded
when a bomb blew up in Khalidiya.

A suicide
bomber
attacked a husseiniya in Kirkuk, wounding
two policemen and a civilian
.

Gunmen killed
a man
in Baquba.

In Owisja village,
militants carried out a chemical
attack
, but the number of casualties was not reported.

In Hit, airstrikes killed
eight militants
, and security forces killed
two more
.

Security forces killed
three militants
in Irsan.

Airstrikes killed
dozens of militants
in Khalidiya Island, while police killed
six more
.

Tens
of militants were killed
during operations in Ijhala, Jadaa,
and Ramah.

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