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
At least 79 people were killed and 32 were wounded:
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.
A bomb in Azariya killed
a Peshmerga fighter.
In Dibs, security forces found
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
militants were killed at the Bashiqa front lines.
In Baghdad, security forces killed
a suicide bomber.