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UN: Violence across Iraq Claims 703 Lives in February

(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) The United Nations said Saturday that violence across Iraq in February killed 703 people. The figures issued by the UN's mission to Iraq is close to January's death toll of 733, showing that a surge of violence that began 10 months ago is not receding. Meanwhile, attacks Saturday killed at least five people and wounded 14, authorities said. Attacks in February killed 564 civilians and 139 security force members in February, the UN said. The violence wounded 1,381, the vast majority civilians, it said. That compares to February 2013, when attacks killed 418 civilians and wounded 704. The capital, Baghdad, was the worst affected with 239 people kille



UN: Violence across Iraq Claims 703 Lives in February

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