Military Parade in Baghdad; 75 Killed in Iraq
parade marking the July 14th anniversary of the founding of the
Iraqi republic in 1958 was held in Baghdad without incident.
At least 83 people were killed, and 14 were wounded:
security members were killed and four were wounded in Taji, when
they stopped a car carrying four militants. They militants blew up their car, killing
A roadside bomb near Tuz Khormato killed two
militiamen and wounded two more. One of the fatalities was Shakir Amerli, who was a militia leader.
civilians were shot dead in Baquba.
An I.E.D. wounded
three militiamen, including a commander, in Garma.
29 militants in Doulab, Haditha Dam, and Hit.
militants were killed during operations near Qayara.
Artillery fire left 10
militants dead in Hit.
In Ijhala, a strike left eight
An airstrike on a car in Mrear, near Shirqat, left three
militants dead, including the head of Daesh for Shirqat.
At least two
militants were shot dead in Dour.