Fighting Ramps up in Anbar province; 112 Killed in Iraq

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Fighting Ramps up in Anbar province; 112 Killed in Iraq

Parliament voted
to maintain Nineveh province’s borders as they are. Yazidis and Christians
had been asking for their own regions.

The Pentagon believes
that Islamic State militants will try to use chemical weapons during the
upcoming assault on Mosul.

At least 112 people were killed and five more were
wounded
:

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

Security forces in Haditha and Hit killed
70 militants
.

Militants executed
24 militants
for fleeing the fighting in Shirqat. Sixteen were
burned alive, including a commander, while seven more were run over by a
bulldozer.

In Mosul, resistance forces killed
a militant
responsible for manufacturing chemical weapons. Three
more militants were killed
by the resistance. Airstrikes killed
13 militants
.

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