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Diyala, Kirkuk suffer Iraq’s worst civilian casualty rates in June: UN

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Acts of terrorism, violence and armed conflict across Iraq killed 76 civilians and injured 129 over the month of June 2018, according to United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) figures. Diyala and Kirkuk suffered the highest number of casualties.

Diyala Governorate suffered 52 civilian casualties – 16 killed and 36 injured. This was followed by Kirkuk, which suffered 10 killed and 36 injured, and the Iraqi capital Baghdad, which suffered 19 killed and 18 injured.

The casualty figures include civilians performing non-combat functions, such as civil defense, personal security teams, facilities protection police, fire department personnel, and regular police units. When police are discounted from the figures, the national civilian toll is 68 killed and 118 injured.

Last Modified: Monday، 02 July 2018 12:15 PM
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