The Iraqi government accused the Kurdistan Regional Government of declaring war by bringing in guerrilla fighters from the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party, which has been waging a guerrilla war against Turkey for decades.
Of those killed, 946 were civilians; 141 were security personnel; 2,698 were militants; and 14 were members of the Kurdistan Workers Party
Antiwar.com has found that at least 3,799 were killed during July in Iraq. Another 366 were wounded. These figures are lower than the 4,928 killed and 1,630 wounded reported in June. With the liberation of Mosul complete, Iraqi forces have paused major operations
These figures are apparently very low. For example, the United Nations has acknowledged that over 7,000 civilians suffered from gunshot wounded in recent weeks, and many of them have died. Hundreds, if not thousands more, are lying dead in Mosul’s rubble, according to Iraqi personnel. Unfortunately, the Iraqi government has complained that some of the figures released by independent organizations are exaggerated, so many are unwilling to speak out.
Antiwar.com found 1,587 deaths reported among civilians and security members. Another 4,519 dead were reported among Islamic State militants. The number of wounded was 1,953, including 431 injured militants.
ISIS fighters parade in a commandeered Iraqi security forces armored vehicle down a main road at the northern city of Mosul, Iraq. January closed out with 293 deaths and 289 wounded. Most of the casualties were among the Islamic State militants. That brought the monthly totals to 6,106 dead and 2,240 wounded. Antiwar.com found 1,587
Yesterday : 232 Killed, 68 Wounded
Antiwar.com has determined that at least 5,207 people were killed and 2,018 more were wounded during the month of July. Their analysis of the figures is below. Also, the Kurdish government is asking the U.S. government for weaponry, and the Mosul Brigades appears to be quickly gathering strength. If both groups gain reinforcements, it could mean