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Unidentified gunmen kill civilian in southern Baghdad

A civilian was killed in an armed attack, south of Baghdad, a security source told The Baghdad Post.


The source added that unidentified gunmen opened fire against a civilian in al-Dawanem region, south of Baghdad, leaving him dead immediately.


The source added that the security forces have carried the victim to forensic medicine department, while investigations were conducted.”


A total of 79 Iraqi civilians were killed and another 99 injured in acts of terrorism, violence and armed conflict in Iraq in July 2018, according to casualty figures recorded by the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI).


Baghdad was the worst affected Governorate, with 63 civilian casualties (30 killed, 33 injured), followed by Kirkuk (8 killed, 34 injured) and Nineveh (13 killed and 05 injured).

Last Modified: Wednesday، 29 August 2018 12:19 PM