Fighting Continues near Fallujah; 254 Killed in Iraq

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Fighting Continues near Fallujah; 254 Killed in Iraq

At least 254 were killed and 10 were wounded in
recent violence:

About 130 Iraqi soldiers have been killed in the Fallujah
operations, according to unofficial reports. Yesterday, 92 deaths of security
personnel of unknown affiliation were reported. Assuming they were all Iraqi
soldiers, this would raise the number of estimated military deaths by 38
killed
. Baghdad officials refuse
to release any believable casualty figures for the military, and these
estimates cannot be confirmed independently due to the fighting.

A bomb in Baghdad killed
one person and wounded nine more
.

In Hawd, gunmen killed
one person and wounded another
.

A bomb killed
a militiaman
in Tuz Khormato, where tensions
between Kurds and Shi’ites are ongoing.

Sources in Mosul report that 89
militants were killed
at the nearby frontlines.

In Nuaimiya, 50
militants were killed
.

Strikes killed
34 militants
in Qayara.

A strike on Falahat killed
12 militants
.

Airstrikes killed
10 militants
in Shirqat, including a judge.

Ten
suicide bombers were killed
in Sejar and Kubeisa.

Eight
militants were killed
in a strike on Albu Ziyab.

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