UNAMI reports the number of casualties last month, the lowest since 2012

Editorial Date: 2018/12/2 20:07

(Baghdad: Al Furat News) According to figures recorded by the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) killed a total of 41 Iraqi civilians and injured 73 others, as a result of the acts of terrorism and violence and armed conflict that occurred in Iraq in the month of November 2018.

The UNAMI recorded in the statistics of the month of October last killed a total of 69 Iraqi civilians and wounding 105 others.

These include the figures according to the mission statement received by the {Euphrates News} copy of it, “all citizens and other civilians who are counted as civilians at the time of death or injury – such as police in non-combat duties and civil defense and personal security teams and the police and the personnel of the fire department.”

“It is regrettable that there have been casualties, but the latest figures have been the lowest since UN UNAMI began deploying them in November 2012.”

The Special Representative added , “The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Iraq, Jan Kubic, : “They are not just numbers, they are people with families, but these figures, while sad, also reflect the continuing decline in the level of violence as the country recovers from the fight against terrorism and moves towards a stable and prosperous future.”

The statement pointed out that ” Baghdad was the hardest hit, with a total civilian death toll of 55 (23 dead and 32 wounded), followed by Ninawa province (8 dead and 19 wounded), and Anbar province (4 dead and 15 wounded).


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