3,000 people killed, 11,600 injured
BAGHDAD, Sept 3 (KUNA) -- The Iraqi
health ministry announced on Friday, September 3rd, 2004, that 2,956
people were killed and 11,669 others were injured due to clashes and
terror attacks in several Iraqi cities over the last four months. A
well-placed source at the ministry told the Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)
the victims fell during the period from April 5 to August 31 this year.
There are 157 women and 125 children among the killed, while 508 women
and 310 children were injured during this period.A total of 829 people
including 57 women and 42 children were killed in the capital city,
Baghdad alone, while the injured totaled 4,652 including 241 women
and 151 children. In the Moslem holy city of Najaf, 528 people were
killed including nine women and three children, while 2,039 others
were injured including 37 women and 27 children. The case was worse
in the Anbar governorate, to which the cities of Falluja and Ramadi
belong; there were 620 persons killed including 33 women and 53 children
and 1,441 injured including 88 women and 67 children.
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