More Executions in Mosul; 112 Killed in Iraq

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More Executions in Mosul; 112 Killed in Iraq

Salim al-Shabaki, who represents Shabak interests in
Parliament, warned
that only Peshmerga forces can liberate Shabak villages or long-lasting strife
will result. The minority group is affiliated with Kurd ethnic group.

At least 112 people were killed and 25 were wounded:

Roadside bombs targeting escaping families near Hawija
left 10
people dead and six wounded
.

In Mosul, militants executed eight people by drowning
them. A Coalition airstrike destroyed a
chemical weapons factory.

A roadside bomb near Shirqat killed
seven members
of one family.

Two
people were killed and eight were wounded
by a blast in Mahmoudiya.

In Baghdad, a bomb in an Adhamiya commercial
district killed
one person and wounded seven
.

Near Qara Tapa, a roadside bomb injured two
civilians
. When Peshmerga responders arrived, a second bomb exploded, wounding two of
them
.

Seventy
militants were killed
in a failed attack near al-Houd.

An airstrike killed
eight militants
near Ramadi.

In Mtabijh, a strike killed
six militant leaders
.

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