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Recent events

Wednesday 26 July: 20 killed

Mosul: 10 bodies found bound and tortured in different areas of the city.

Baghdad: 7 men and women killed by gunfire and missile in different areas, during clashes and in drive-by shootings by Shia militia.

Sinjar: 1 man killed by IED as he enters his house.

Lailan: 1 body found bound and tortured after abduction.

Basra: 1 man shot by Shia militia in his car.

Tuesday 25 July: 56 killed

Mosul: 37 more bodies found; 4 policemen killed in armed attack at Ma'ash market.

Tal Afar: 10 burnt to death in summary execution.

Dhi Qar: 1 policeman shot on his way home.

Baghdad: 1 policeman killed by IED targeting a patrol.

Najaf: 1 school director shot as he handed out salaries.

Basra: 1 man shot.

Elton Kubri: 1 body of teenage boy found tortured a week after abduction.