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Iraq News Summary (18 May 2015)

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At least eight thousand of the people of Anbar province, have been displaced to escape from the hell of battles between government forces and militants in the city of Ramadi, according to the International Organization for Migration (IOM).
 
Two people were killed and seven others were injured when a bomb exploded on Monday morning, north of the capital Baghdad, as confirmed by the source of the current Ministry of the Interior.
 
Government security forces discovered Monday morning two bodies, one a government employee and the other element of the Awakening forces in two separate places east and south east of the capital Baghdad.
 
One of the employees of the so-called 'Office of the General Inspector' of the current Interior Ministry was killed and a civilian was wounded when an adhesive bomb exploded in their car on Monday east of the capital Baghdad.
 
Two civilians were killed and six others injured, some seriously injured as a result of an explosion Monday afternoon northeast of the city of Baquba, Diyala.
 
The killing of a government policeman and two others were wounded in a roadside bomb targeted their patrol Monday afternoon north of the capital Baghdad.
 
Unidentified gunmen assassinated a government employee in an attack was targeted him Monday afternoon east of the capital Baghdad, said a source in the government police.
 
The killing of five people and two others seriously injured after two blasts alternately on Monday south of the capital Baghdad, said a government security source in the current Interior Ministry.
 
Lieutenant colonel in the government army was killed as a result of armed clashes broke out today in the city of Ramadi, Anbar province.
 
One person was killed and two others were seriously injured in an armed attack Monday afternoon south west of the capital Baghdad, said a government security source in the current Interior Ministry.
 
Two members of the so-called "popular mobilization" were seriously wounded when a bomb exploded Monday evening south of the capital Baghdad, said a government security source in the current Interior Ministry.
 
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