ISIS Attacks Anbar Outpost; 36 Killed Across Iraq
Iraqi forces are converging
on Rutba near the Syrian border in order to clear a few nearby areas of
militants. Large-scale operations against Islamic State militants are expected
in Hawija soon and in Mosul as well.
The United Kingdom is deploying
an additional 250 soldiers to Iraq ahead of the Mosul assault.
At least 36 people were killed and 26 were wounded:
soldiers were killed and 24 were wounded when militants attacked their
position in Anbar province.
A bomb killed five people
trying to flee Daesh territory near Hawija. The victims were two women
and three children.
was stoned to death in Mosul.
Near Choman, Kurdistan Workers Party (P.K.K.)
a female member who was attempting to desert the group.
policemen were wounded in a bombing in Jurf al-Sakhar.
In Baghdad, a bomb wounded
a number of Shi’ite pilgrims.
An airstrike on Hayy al-Bakr left seven
In Tlul al-Baj, security forces killed
officials were killed in an explosion in Baaj.
Dozens of militants were killed
or wounded during a Peshmerga artillery strike on Hassan Shallal.