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2014 a Deadly Year for Iraq

Iraqi government figures show that violence in the country killed more than 15,000 civilians and security personnel last year, making it the deadliest year since 2007. Figures compiled by the health, interior and defense ministries put the death toll at 15,538, compared with 17,956 killed in 2007 at the height of Sunni-Shi'ite sectarian fighting. Last year's toll was more than double the 6,522 people killed in 2013. Iraq Body Count, a Britain-based independent group that...

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