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UN: 95 Iraqis killed,163 injured in May

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, June 1, IRNA -- According to the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq, around 95 Iraqi were killed and 163 more injured by terrorists in May 2018.

"A total of 95 Iraqi civilians were killed and another 163 injured in acts of terrorism, violence and armed conflict in Iraq in May 2018, according to casualty figures recorded by UNAMI [United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq]," the UN agency wrote in its Twitter account.

According to UNAMI statement, "The figures include ordinary citizens and others considered civilian at the time of death or injury, such as police in non-combat functions, civil defense, personal security teams, facilities protection police and fire department personnel;

"Baghdad was the worst affected governorate, with 117 civilian casualties (45 killed, 72 injured) followed by Diyala with 9 killed and 35 injured, and Kirkuk with 20 killed and 16 injured;

"According to information obtained by UNAMI from the Health Directorate in Anbar, the governorate suffered a total of 21 civilian casualties (6 killed and 15 injured)."


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