79 Killed in Iraq as Bombers Focus on Baghdad Suburbs

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79 Killed in Iraq as Bombers Focus on Baghdad Suburbs

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi again called on Turkey
to remove its troops from Iraqi territory. Abadi said
their presence was impeding the Coalition’s fight against the Islamic State
militants.

At least 79 people were killed and 32 were wounded:

Two
people were killed and eight were wounded
when a bomb exploded in Taji.

A bomb in Mahmoudiya killed one person and
wounded eight more
.

In Madaen, a bomb killed one person and
wounded five more
.

Mortars were launched and a three
suicide bombers
struck at the Khazar front lines, killing
four Peshmerga and wounding seven more
.

A bomb in Azariya killed
a Peshmerga fighter
.

In Dibs, security forces found
a body
.

Militant shot and wounded
a civilian
in Laylan.

Security forces killed
41 militants and wounded three others
in Anbar province.

A strike on Tal Keif killed
13 militants
.

Eleven
militants were killed
at the Bashiqa front lines.

In Baghdad, security forces killed
a suicide bomber
.

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