Peshmerga Operations Continue; 167 Killed in Iraq

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Peshmerga Operations Continue; 167 Killed in Iraq

Authorities in Dohuk province recorded the births of
over 21,000 babies to displaced people in their camps. Most of the newborns are
from Yazidi families.           

At least 167 people were killed and 63 more wounded:

In Baghdad, three bombings left eight
dead and 22 wounded
. Snipers killed
an employee
of the Justice Ministry.

Ten
Peshmerga members were killed
in battles at Qarqashah.

An attack at the Trebil border crossing with Jordan
left nine
dead
, including a civilian, and at least 15 wounded.

A bomb targeting Sunni tribal fighters in Madaen left
two
dead and five wounded
.

A civilian
was shot dead
in Quba.

Four
border commandos were wounded
by a suicide
bomber
in Ramadi.

A battle in Sinjar left five Peshmerga wounded and 60 militants
dead
.  

Coalition forces bombed a militant hospital in Mosul
killing
28 people and wounding 17 more
. Doctors and nurses were among the
fatalities.

The number of dead in Peshmerga operations over the last
several days has been upped by 35
dead
to a total of 165 killed.

In Hit, an airstrike killed
three militants
.

Security forces killed
three bombers
in Albu Aitha.

A suicide
bomber
was killed in Khalidiya Island.

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