July Bloodiest Month in Iraq For Two Years

Over 300 people were killed last month, most were civilians.


July was Iraq's deadliest month in nearly two years as 325 people died in nationwide attacks, according to new government figures.

The data, compiled by Iraqi officials, show casualties included 241 civilians, 40 police and 44 soldiers.

On July 23 alone, 103 people were killed in a wave of co-ordinated bombings across the country.