IRAQ NEWS SUMMARY (10 DECEMBER 2014)
At least 39 dead and 24 wounded from the government army and the so-called Popular Mobilization militia by the explosion of a truck bomb was driven by a person detonated after storming a joint checkpoint of the government army and those militia in the area (Mkeshifah) located between Samarra and Tikrit, and a mortar attack Wednesday south of the city of Tikrit, Salahuddin province. It noted that the death toll could rise due to the presence of a large number of serious injuries.
Person was killed and six others wounded when a bomb exploded Wednesday morning in an area (Dir'iya) of the (Madain) southeast of Baghdad.
Three people were killed, including a government soldier, and ten others were injured, including four soldiers, as a result of two separate blasts in area (Mishahdah) of (TARMIYA) north of the capital Baghdad.
Unidentified gunmen assassinated a goldsmiths and his son in an attack on their car Wednesday afternoon in the area (Karrada Dakhl) in central Baghdad.
Person was killed and six others were injured when a bomb exploded in the areas of Dora and Latifiya Wednesday south of the capital Baghdad.
Unidentified gunmen kidnapped on Tuesday evening, Dr. (Mazen Zuhair al-Obeidi) a dentists on the main road north-east of the city of Baquba, Diyala province.
A strength of the government police has found Wednesday a body of a young man in the area (Hsabat) north of the city of Kirkuk Tamim province.
Four civilians were injured as a result of a mortar attack on an apartment complex in the area Amiriyat al-Fallujah on Wednesday south of the city of Fallujah.
The so-called Ministry of Peshmerga recognized the killing, injury and loss of more than four thousand element of its forces since last June, was press reports quoted to the ministry as saying in a statement : "(727) element of the Peshmerga were killed and (3564) others wounded during the battles continued with militants since last June now, " adding that .. (34) element of those forces lost during that period. The statement alleged that the victories of the Peshmerga forces against insurgents will not come without sacrifices and blood shedding.