UN report: Nearly 19,000 civilians killed in under 2 years

January 19, 2016 9:30 AM

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BAGHDAD – A U.N. report released Tuesday says at least 18,802 civilians in Iraq were killed and another 36,245 wounded between Jan. 1, 2014 and Oct. 31, 2015.

The reports calls the civilian death toll "staggering" and details killings by the Islamic State group including by shooting, beheading, bulldozing, burning alive and throwing people off of buildings.

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