View Full Version : Attacks Drop Across Iraq But Casualties Remain High In August 2014

09-03-2014, 02:24 PM
August saw the fewest security incidents in Iraq of 2014 yet casualties remained exceedingly high. The month saw the second most deaths and wounded of the year. The figures remained large despite the drop in attacks due to massacres by the Islamic State in its conquered territory and a report on peshmerga losses in Ninewa. Fighting remains heated in several parts of Iraq meaning that casualties will continue at these levels for the foreseeable future.

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