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The Iraqi military claimed it killed 15 Islamic State fighters in airstrikes in Albu Faraj south of Tikrit. The US launched nine airstrikes against the Islamic State in Haditha, west of Baghdad, near the Mosul Dam, and Sinjar. Iraqi sources claimed 60 Islamic State fighters were killed in the airstrikes in Sinjar.
A suicide bomber killed 27 Shiite militiamen in an attack in Jurf al Sakhar. Shiite militias are executing dozens of suspected Islamic State fighters in Jurf al Sakhar. The Islamic State killed seven Iraqis in a bombing Tuz Khurmatu. Officials claimed that 60 Islamic State fighters were killed in US airstrikes in Sinjar and 16 more were killed in Iraqi airstrikes in Balad.
The Peshmerga claimed it killed 15 Islamic State fighters in Zumar. The Iraqi military claimed it killed 19 Islamic State fighters in Jurf al Sakhar. The US launched 12 airstrikes against the Islamic State near the Mosul Dam and Fallujah. The Islamic State kidnapped the former police commander for Baiji. The government canceled an order for 24 US Apache attack helicopters.
The Iraqi military claimed yet again that it liberated Jurf al Sakhar and killed 140 Islamic State fighters. Kurdish officials claimed to have retaken Zumar; the Kurds previously claimed to have liberated Zumar on Aug. 10. An Islamic State suicide bomber killed seven Iraqi soldiers in Taji. The US launched 22 airstrikes against the Islamic State in Fallujah, Baiji, and near the Mosul Dam.