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Recent events

Wednesday 31 January: 18 killed

Karbala: 6 family members killed by gunmen inside home.

Mosul: 6 bodies found in mass grave.

Baghdad: 2 killed by gunmen in Rashidiya and Dora;
1 body found with gunshot wounds in Abu Ghraib.

Taji: 1 by IED.

Rashad: 1 policeman killed trying to dismantle IED.

Baquba: 1 young man killed by gunmen at home.


Tuesday 30 January: 4 killed

Baghdad: 3 killed by gunfire and IED in Rashidiya, Ur and Bayaa.

Hamam al-Alil: 1 policeman by IED.