Ten civilians killed, 12 wounded in US raid in Baquba

Ten Iraqis were killed and 12 others wounded in a US raid on Monday near Baquba, independent Voices of Iraq news agency reported citing a police source.

Ten civilians killed, 12 wounded in US raid in Baquba
Ten Iraqis were killed and 12 others wounded in a US raid on Monday near Baquba, independent Voices of Iraq news agency reported citing a police source.

In a dawn raid, US helicopters raided the town of al-Bu Abdi, 35 kilometres north of Baquba, destroying several houses, the source added.

The US military in Iraq did not comment on the incident.

Baquba, 60 kilometres north of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, is the capital of Diyala province.

Diyala has been experiencing wide-scale security operations carried out by joint Iraqi and US forces for more than two months now, with the aim of eliminating armed groups in the province.


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