2014 was deadliest year for Iraqi civilians since 2008, UN report finds

January 6, 2015 9:44 PM

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More than 35,000 Iraqi civilians were either killed or injured in attacks last year, making 2014 the deadliest year in the Middle Eastern nation in six years, the U.N. said this week.

And the bloodshed could get worse in 2015 as Iraqi and coalition forces look to dial back the threat from the Islamic State terror group, one expert tells FoxNews.com.

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