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Iraq News Summary (30 May 2015)

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The US military acknowledged on Saturday the crash of one of its drones in Iraq, press news have quoted captain John Moore, the US military spokesman in Kuwait as saying in an interview published today: "A drone belonging to the US Army crashed on Wednesday in southern Iraq due to mechanical problems".. Stressing retrieve the wreckage and equipment of the plane, without reference to the force that was able to retrieve the debris parts of the plane or type of the drone .
 
The United Nations confirmed that some 85000 people of the city of Ramadi, Anbar province, fled their homes after the fall of the city to Sunni militants on the 17th of the current month.
 
A person was killed and eight others were injured in a bomb targeted a popular market on Saturday morning south of the capital Baghdad.
 
One person was killed and six others were injured in a bomb on Saturday in central Baghdad, quoting a current Interior Ministry source .
 
A government policeman killed and three others were seriously injured as a result of a roadside bomb targeting their patrol Saturday north of the capital Baghdad.
 
One civilian was killed and two others were injured in an explosion Saturday the city of Baquba, Diyala province, according to a government security source in the governorate.
 
Three government police officers were injured as a result of a roadside bomb targeted their patrol on Saturday afternoon east of the city of Baquba.
 
Four members of the Explosives Ordnance Disposal units were injured in a blast on Saturday north of the city of Hilla, Babil province, said a security source in the governorate.
 
Killing of an employee of the current Ministry of Justice when an adhesive bomb exploded in his car Saturday north of the capital Baghdad, said a government security source in the current Interior Ministry.
 
A woman was killed and three people wounded, all from the same family when mortar shells landed on their house south of Baghdad, Saturday,said a government security source in the current Interior Ministry.
 
Two people were killed and four others were seriously injured in a bomb on Saturday south east of the capital Baghdad, a government security source in the current Interior Ministry said.
 
Two people were killed, one of them was an element of the so-called federal police and six others were seriously wounded in two blasts Saturday in separate areas south and east, north of Baghdad.
 
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