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Recent events

Friday 27 February: 45 killed

Baghdad: 12 killed by rockets, IEDs, gunfire; 6 bodies.
Yusufiya: 6 by IED.
Baghdadi: 4 by gunfire.
Tikrit: 4 executed.
Mosul: 5 executed.
Samarra-Baghdad road: 2 by sniper.
Dujail: 1 child by sniper.
Khalis: 1 by gunfire.
Baquba: 3 by mortars, IED.
Abu Saida: 1 by gunfire.

Thursday 26 February: 165 killed

North of Tikrit: 100 bodies found in two mass graves.
Baghdad: 26 executed.
Baghdad: 4 by IEDs; 4 bodies.
Mahmudiya: 3 by car bomb.
Sidon: 1 policeman by gunfire.
Qaim: 9 in coalition air strikes.
Rutba: 11 in coalition air strikes.
Falluja: 7 in coalition air strikes.

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