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1075 killed this month

24 Jun, 2014

According to a U.N human rights team in Iraq, at total 1075 have died this month, including at least 757 civilians and 599 injured in Nineveh, Diyala and Salah al-Din provinces between June 5th and June 22nd as troops led by Shiite-led government in Baghdad failed to stop the advance of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, also known as ISIS.

This figure — which should be viewed very much as a minimum — includes a number of verified summary executions and extra-judicial killings of civilians, police, and soldiers who were hors (de) combat