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From the Database View database
Recent events

Saturday 31 August: 9 killed

Hamam al-Alil: 5 family members killed by gunmen.

Baghdad: 1 killed by gunmen in Abu Ghraib;
1 body found in Diyala Bridge.

Basra: 1 killed in clashes.

Qara Taba: 1 killed by gunmen.


Friday 30 August: 2 killed

Baghdad: 1 killed by gunmen in Shula.

Qara Taba: 1 body found inside store.