Photo: Iraq violence killed at least 1,420 in August, says U.N.
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1 September 2014, 17:51

Iraq violence killed at least 1,420 in August, says U.N.

At least 1,420 people were killed in Iraq in August, the United Nations said on Monday, as sectarian violence raged in the center and north of the country, Reuters reported. Another 1,370 Iraqis were wounded and 600,000 people forced to flee, the U.N. added, as Islamic State militants, who have grabbed large areas of territory since June, pushed into land controlled by Kurdish troops and targeted...