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Iraqi military officials claimed an Afghan was among 135 Islamic State fighters killed in an Iraqi airstrike in Baiji. Officials also claimed 27 Islamic State fighters were killed in Sinjar and 32 more while attacking Amriyat al Fallujah. The US launched 12 airstrikes against the Islamic State near the Mosul Dam.
The Islamic State killed 18 Iraqis in three IED attacks in Baghdad. Yesterday, the Islamic State launched a series of attacks against Kurdish forces in northern Iraq, including a suicide bombing that killed six Peshmerga near the Mosul Dam, and killed 15 more people in car bombings in Karbala. The US launched three airstrikes against the Islamic State near Fallujah, the Mosul Dam, and the Baiji oil refinery. Iraqis in Sinjar reportedly killed seven Islamic State fighters.
An Islamic State suicide bomber killed an Iraqi Army brigade commander and two aides in Amriyat al Fallujah. The police chief for Salahaddin province was wounded in an IED attack. Another Islamic State suicide bomber killed 18 people at a Shia mosque in Baghdad. The US launched 10 airstrikes against the Islamic State in Fallujah, the Baiji oil refinery, and the Mosul Dam.
The Islamic State killed 47 people in a series of attacks that included a suicide bomber, roadside bombs, and mortars, in Baghdad and areas south of the capital. The Iraqi military killed three Islamic State fighters in Mosul. The US and allied did not launch any airstrikes in Iraq; 14 strikes were launched in Kobane in Syria.
The Iraqi military claimed it defeated Islamic State assaults on Ramadi and the oil refinery in Baiji, and killed 22 Islamic State fighters in Diyala. The US launched five airstrikes against the Islamic State near the Haditha Dam and Baiji; three Islamic State fighters were reported killed in the attacks.
The Islamic State killed Ahmed al Khafaji, a member of parliament as well as a senior commander in the Shiite Badr militia, and 20 other people in a suicide attack in Baghdad, and 2 "volunteers" south of Tikrit. Eight Islamic State fighters and two Iraqi soldiers were killed during a clash at a military base in Fallujah. The US launched one airstrike against the Islamic State near Kirkuk. The government denied that the Islamic State has clashed with security forces near Baghdad International Airport.