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Iraq News Summary (21 May 2015)

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Killing of at least 8 militiamen of the so-called "popular mobilization", and more than 13 others were wounded seriously; after a Katyusha rockets attack on their camp Thursday southeastern city of Fallujah in Anbar province.
 
Three people were killed, including a preacher and imam of a Sunni mosque and seven others were wounded in two blasts in separate places on Wednesday west and north-eastern city of Baquba, capital of Diyala province.
 
One person was killed and seven were wounded, some seriously in a bomb on Thursday morning east of the capital Baghdad.
 
A government police officer was killed and five others were injured in a roadside bomb targeted their patrol Thursday southeast of the capital Baghdad.
 
Two government policemen were killed and the commander of the 2nd Police Regiment and a senior militiaman of the so-called "popular mobilization" were injured when a roadside bomb targeted their patrol on Thursday in southern city of Baquba, capital of Diyala province.
 
Nine people were wounded, some of them are critical cases in a bomb south of Baghdad, in the third incident of its kind seen in the capital on Thursday, said a source of the current Ministry of the Interior .
 
A civilian was seriously wounded, whereas two bodies were found, one of them was a militiaman of the so-called "popular mobilization", in three separate incidents Thursday west and east of the capital Baghdad.
 
Government police forces arrested more than 145 people, following a raid and search campaigns launched on Thursday in different parts of Qadissiyah province in southern Iraq.
 
A joint Government forces launched new raid and search campaigns Thursday afternoon included residential neighborhood in the center of Kirkuk, Tamim province, and arrested more than 69 people.
 
Five civilians were killed, including children, and four others were wounded; a result of the violent bombardment of the cities of Ramadi and Fallujah in Anbar province this Thursday.
 
Gunmen - suspected to be a government-backed militiamen - have opened fire on a banking office owner wounding him before they steal a large sum, west of Baghdad on Thursday, meanwhile two members of the government forces were injured in clashes east of the capital.
 
Press and medical sources in the capital, announced on Thursday evening; found bodies of three people, one of whom known identity woman, were shot dead after detained by government-backed sectarian militias in the south of the city earlier.
 
Three members of sectarian militias affiliated to the so-called "popular mobilization" fell with serious injuries; when an adhesive bomb exploded in their car on Thursday southeast of the capital Baghdad.
 
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