At least 1,119 Iraqis died in violence in September, toll excludes slayings by IS group

October 1, 2014 10:09 AM

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At least 1,119 Iraqis died in violence in September, toll excludes slayings by IS group

Civilians inspect the site of double car bombings in the northern Shiite district al-Hurriyah in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. On Tuesday, officials say a wave of bombings targeted commercial areas across Iraq, killing and wounding dozens of people. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim) (The Associated Press)

BAGHDAD – The U.N. mission in Baghdad says at least 1,119 Iraqis died in violence in September but that the real figure was likely much higher since the organization's death toll does not include killings in areas controlled by the Islamic State group.

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