Violence in Iraq claims 979 lives in October

Attacks in Iraq killed 979 people in October, according to a UN Report.

Violence in Iraq claims 979 lives in October

World Bulletin/News Desk

Attacks across Iraq killed 979 people in October, the United Nations said Friday.

In a monthly report the UN said the death toll included 852 civilians and 127 members of security forces or the police were killed in October in attacks and violence across the country with 1,793 wounded.

Baghdad was affected the most from violence with 411 killed and 925 wounded.

U.N. envoy in Baghdad Nickolay Mladenov urged Iraqi political leaders to take bold actions to halt the current mayhem.

Last Mod: 01 Kasım 2013, 22:03
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