43 killed, 14 injured in airstrikes, explosions in Iraq

The U.S-led international coalition has carried out airstrikes on five alleged ISIL bases in eastern Anbar province that left 40 militants dead.

43 killed, 14 injured in airstrikes, explosions in Iraq

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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