World Bulletin/News Desk
At least 43 people, including 40 militants were killed across the country Friday, security forces said.
The U.S-led international coalition launched airstrikes on five alleged ISIL bases in eastern al-Baghdadi area in Anbar province that left 40 militants dead, Colonel Shaaban Barzan al-Ibeidi, Anbar's emergency police chief, said.
Also Friday, three civilians were killed and 14 others were wounded in three separate attacks in the Iraqi capital.
In the first incident, a civilian was killed and eight others were wounded in a mortar attack in al-Shu’ala area in northern Baghdad. The source of the mortar strikes could not be detected, a police source said.
Two civilians lost their lives and six others were wounded when two improvised explosive devices exploded in al-Kesra area in northern Baghdad, police added.
The death toll could not be independently verified.
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