Civilians Set on Fire; 78 Killed in Iraq

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Civilians Set on Fire; 78 Killed in Iraq

p class=MsoNormal>At least 78 people were killed and 52 more wounded:

Four
Turkish soldiers were killed and nine were wounded
when suspected Kurdistan
Workers Party
(P.K.K.) militants fired rockets and long-range weapons from
across the border in Iraq into Turkey.

Twenty
civilians were put to death
by fire in Hawija, for not joining Daesh.

An attack on a base in Qayara left 12
soldiers dead
.

A suicide
bomber
struck an army checkpoint in Latifiya,
killing four civilians and three soldiers
. Eleven
others were wounded
.

In Baghdad, a bomb at a Nahrawan souk left three
dead and 12 wounded
. A bomb in Arab Jabour killed
a soldier and wounded two more
. Two
civilians were killed and five were wounded
in a blast in Shoala.

A pregnant
woman died
of dehydration after arriving at the Makhmour front
lines. She and her husband were trying to escape Daesh territory.

Nine
soldiers were wounded
when an Iraqi helicopter made a hard landing in Majar.

A bomb in Taji wounded
four policemen
.

An airstrike on Mosul left 12 militants dead.

In Metabijh, nine
militants were killed
.      

Six
militants were killed
in a clash north of Ramadi.

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