UN: Violence Kills 849 Across Iraq in January

February 1, 2016 5:08 PM

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The United Nations says violence has claimed the lives of 849 Iraqis in January, down slightly from 980 the previous month.

The U.N. Assistance Mission for Iraq, known as UNAMI, said in a statement Monday that 490 of those killed in January were civilians — a number that included the federal police, civil defense forces and personal security details — while the rest were security forces, including Kurdish peshmerga and p...

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