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Iraq: 57 killed, 19 wounded

April 15, 2014
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"At least 57 people were killed today, and another 19 were wounded. Most of the fatalities were militants. Also, militants were able to shut down the Falluja Dam a day after authorities said it was completely reopened." (04/14/14)

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Pakistan: Gunmen kill NATO truck drivers

April 15, 2014
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"At least two drivers in a convoy of Afghanistan-bound NATO tankers in Pakistan’s restive north-west were shot dead on Monday, an official said. The attack occurred days after a ceasefire declared by the Taliban insurgents expired last week. Gunmen fired rocket-propelled grenades and bullets at oil tankers in the Jamrud area near Peshawar city on the main highway leading into Afghanistan, administration official Amjad Khan said." (04/14/14)

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Iraq: 36 killed, 28 wounded

April 14, 2014
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"At least 36 people were killed and 28 others wounded in separate violent attacks across Iraq Sunday, police said. In one attack, eight policemen were killed and 10 people wounded in a suicide truck bomb attack targeting police in Iraq's northern province of Kirkuk, Xinhua quoted a police source as saying. The attack occurred in the morning when a suicide bomber rammed his explosive-laden truck into a police checkpoint and blew it up in Debis town." (04/14/14)

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Iraq: 78 killed, 123 wounded

April 11, 2014
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"At least 78 people were killed and 123 were wounded today across Iraq. Baghdad was subjected to bombings again, while Anbar suffered from shelling and clashes. Scattered violence occurred elsewhere." (04/10/14)

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Pakistan: At least 15 killed in court attack, Waziristan fighting

April 11, 2014
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"At least two people were killed and several injured on Friday after armed attackers opened an indiscriminate fire at a local district court in Rawalpindi. According to police personnel, a prisoner and a civilian were killed during the firing .... In other two bomb blasts 13 people were killed and two injured in Pakistan’s North Waziristan region. ... a roadside blast hit a vehicle in Datta Khel area of North Waziristan, killing three people and injuring two others .... In the other incident, some unidentified people fired a rocket at a vehicle in the Shawal area that killed six people on spot and left four injured." (04/11/14)

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Iraq: 108 dead, 95 wounded

April 9, 2014
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"At least people 108 were killed and 95 more were wounded. Many militants were killed not only in Anbar province but also killed near Baghdad and into Diyala province. The electoral commission said that voting would not occur in areas of Anbar province where clashes are ongoing. Anbar citizens who have found safe shelter elsewhere will be allowed to cast their votes at their new locations, but election employees and equipment will not be put into jeopardy in parts of Anbar. Some fear that Sunnis might take this as further proof of their disenfranchisement." (04/08/14)

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Pakistan: At least 19 killed in market bombing

April 9, 2014
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"At least 19 people were killed and about 50 injured when a high-intensity explosion ripped through Islamabad's crowded fruit and vegetable market on Wednesday morning, police said. ... At least 19 people were killed and about 50 injured when a high-intensity explosion ripped through Islamabad's crowded fruit and vegetable market on Wednesday morning, police said." (04/09/14)

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Iraq: 54 killed, 52 wounded

April 8, 2014
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"At least 52 people were killed and 52 more were wounded. Also two men were executed on terrorism charges, bringing this year’s total to 46 put to death. Two civilians were killed and six more were wounded during another round of shelling in Falluja. ... In Mosul, a bomb wounded four people. Gunmen killed a Shabak man. A body was discovered. In Arijia, a suicide car bomber killed four people and wounded three more. A bomb wounded six people in Sumer." (04/07/14)

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Afghanistan: Roadside bomb kills 15 people

April 8, 2014
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"A roadside bomb killed at least 15 people traveling in vehicles that had been diverted from a main road Monday after an earlier attack in southern Afghanistan, officials said. The blast came after a relatively calm weekend in which no major attacks were reported as Afghans voted for a new president and provincial councils." (04/07/14)

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Iraq: 102 killed, 62 wounded

April 4, 2014
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"As many as 102 people were killed and 62 more were wounded today. Dozens of people were killed during an attack on an army base in Yusufiya. The Interior Ministry and local officials gave inconsistent casualty figures." (04/03/14)

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Pakistan: Bomb in toy kills boy, injures four children

April 4, 2014
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"A 10-year-old boy was killed and four others were wounded when an explosive apparently hidden inside a toy they were playing with detonated in northwestern Pakistan on Thursday, police said. The incident took place in Khaki, a suburb of Nowshera town in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa district, where many Afghan refugees are settled." (04/04/14)

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Syria: Regime claims five killed by mortar attacks in Damascus

April 3, 2014
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"Syria's state run news agency says indiscriminate mortar attacks by rebels have killed five civilians and wounded dozens in the capital, Damascus. The Syrian Red Crescent Society also said its first aid teams were on high alert Wednesday after a barrage of mortar shells struck Damascus and nearby suburbs. It said more than 50 injured were transferred to hospital." (04/02/14)

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Iraq: 56 killed, 55 wounded

March 31, 2014
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"At least 56 people were killed and 55 more were wounded in scattered attacks across Iraq today. In one attack, an important bridge fell into the Euphrates, killing several people. Seven people were killed and wounded 11 more were wounded when a suicide bomber blew up his explosives and demolished the al-Houz Bridge in Ramadi. This leaves only one bridge on the Euphrates River that can still be used by civilians. Two bridges are reserved for security forces, and two others were destroyed this year." (03/30/14)

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Afghanistan: Two blasts kill eight

March 31, 2014
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The Hindu [India]    

"At least eight people were killed and four injured on Monday in two separate bombing attacks in northern Afghanistan. 'A police vehicle struck a roadside bomb in Khan Abad district, killing an officer and wounding three others,' said Sayed Sarwar Hussaini, police spokesman for Kunduz province." (03/31/14)

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Iraq: Bombings kill 26

March 28, 2014
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"A series of bombings targeting commercial areas of Baghdad killed 26 people as residents were heading out on the town today in a new spasm of violence to strike the Iraqi capital, according to Iraqi officials. The attacks happened within minutes of each other, suggesting a coordinated assault like those favoured by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, an al-Qaida-inspired group that is behind much of the bloodshed in Iraq. The evening’s first attack was also the deadliest." (03/28/14)

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Pakistan: One killed when gunmen open fire on polio team

March 28, 2014
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"Two gunmen opened fire Thursday on a team carrying out polio vaccinations in Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province, killing the police officer guarding them. 'The assailants sped away on their motorcycle after the attack,' Shah Muhammad, a police official, told CNN." (03/27/13)

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Iraq: 39 killed, 74 wounded

March 27, 2014
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"The Iraqi government is hoping to find a quick solution to a legal problem that could cause the delay of next month’s election. Meanwhile, at least 39 people were killed and 74 more were wounded across Iraq. Dozens were wounded in attacks against polling stations." (03/26/14)

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Iraq: 68 killed, 81 wounded

March 26, 2014
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"At least 68 people were killed and 81 were wounded across Iraq today. Also, a month shy of national elections, the Independent High Electoral Commission quit en masse over what they described as 'interference' with their jobs." (03/25/14)

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Afghanistan: Suicide bombings kill at least 17

March 26, 2014
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"A group of Taliban insurgents, including two suicide bombers, stormed an office of the election commission in the Afghan capital Tuesday, killing six people, around the same time that two suicide bombers killed six members of the Afghan security forces in an eastern province. In a third attack, a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vest during an athletic competition, killing five people." (03/25/14)

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Iraq: 46 dead, 32 wounded

March 25, 2014
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"At least 46 Iraqis were killed and 32 more were wounded in today’s violence. The most shocking report, however, may be the discovery of polio in Iraq after a 14-year-absence. The first case of polio in 14 years has been confirmed in Baghdad. The strain matches one seen in neighboring Syria last year and has paralyzed a six-month-old baby. Although it is unknown how the child caught the highly contagious disease, the return of Iraq refugees and the arrival of Syrian refugees due to the war in Syria is a likely source." (03/24/14)

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Pakistan: Polio vaccinator kidnapped, killed

March 25, 2014
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Dawn [Pakistan]    

"A female polio vaccinator kidnapped from her house in Gulozai village in the suburbs of Peshawar on Sunday night had been killed. Her bullet-riddled and severely tortured body was found in a field on Monday morning. Salma Farooqui, 30, played an active role in the 'Sehat Ka Insaf' anti-polio campaign recently launched by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government despite having been threatened by some callers for doing so." (03/25/14)

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Iraq: 98 killed, 34 wounded

March 24, 2014
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"At least 98 people were killed and 34 more were wounded across Iraq. In Diyala province, security forces are trying to prevent militants from taking over Buhriz. In Falluja, security forces killed 33 militants in the Sijar district. Shelling killed two people and five wounded. Artillery fire killed three militants and wounded two more. Mortars hit an army headquarters in Ramadi but the number of casualties was not released." (03/23/14)

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Iraq: 56 killed, 18 wounded

March 21, 2014
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"At least 56 people were killed today, mostly militants in Anbar and other provinces. Another 18 people were wounded. However, gruesome images and video, allegedly taken by soldiers in Anbar province, suggest that the death tolls could be much higher than is being reported. Soldiers are also reporting high rates of desertion among troops." (03/20/14)

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Iraq: 115 killed, 128 wounded

March 20, 2014
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"At least 115 people were killed and 128 more were wounded in attacks and clashes today. A large number of people were killed or wounded during shelling in Falluja, and Baghdad saw a number of bombings again." (03/19/14).

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Afghanistan: 11 killed in attack on police station

March 20, 2014
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ABC Online [Australia]    

"Taliban fighters have killed at least 11 people and wounded 22 in a suicide bomb attack and gun battle at a police station in Afghanistan's eastern Jalalabad city, officials said. Thursday's attack in one of Afghanistan's main cities comes ahead of a presidential election on April 5, and demonstrated the insurgents determination to disrupt the vote." (03/20/14)

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