Airstrikes near Fallujah Kill Hundreds; 285 Killed in Iraq

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Airstrikes near Fallujah Kill Hundreds; 285 Killed in Iraq

The United States has given Iraq a $2.7 billion
dollar credit
for the purchase of military equipment and maintenance. Iraq has eight and a half
years to pay it back.

Troops marching towards Qayara from the south have advanced
as far as Telol al-Baj.

At least 298 were killed and 27 more were wounded:

In Sharqat, five
people were executed
. Unidentified gunmen killed
three militants
, including a communications officer. Security forces killed
eight more militants
.

In Baghdad, a bomb in Amin district killed
one person and wounded seven more
. One
person was killed and five were wounded
by a blast in Tobji.

Three
people were killed and seven were wounded
in a blast in Abu Ghraib.

Mortars fired on Telol al-Baj killed
two civilians and wounded eight more
.

U.S. airstrikes south of Fallujah left 250
militants dead
.

Fifteen
militants were killed
in Qayara.

In Doulab, shelling killed
nine militants
in boats.

Security forces killed
a militant
in Baghdadi.

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