Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) According to casualty figures released today by UNAMI, a total of at least 1,119 Iraqis were killed and another 1,946 were injured in acts of terrorism and violence in September.
A statement by UNAMI received by IraqiNews.com cited “The number of civilians killed was 854 (including 79 civilian police), while the number of civilians injured was 1,604 (including 84 civilian police). A further 265 members of the Iraqi Security Forces were killed, and 342 were injured (including Peshmirga, SWAT and militias fighting alongside Iraqi Army/not including casualties from Anbar operation).”
“Anbar excluded, Baghdad was the worst affected Governorate with 1,335 civilian casualties (352 killed, 983 injured), followed by Salah-il-Din (298 killed, 383 injured), Kirkuk (59 killed, 51 injured), Diyala (36 killed, 71 injured), Nineveh (75 killed, 16 injured),” the statement added.
“Up to now, UNAMI has not been able to obtain the total civilian casualty figures from the Health Directorate in Anbar. Overall casualty figures for Anbar will be added if and when they become available,” the statement concluded. /End/