UN: Civilian death toll in Iraq climbs (AP)




 
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UN: Civilian death toll in Iraq climbs      (AP)
 
September 21st, 2006  
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Topic: UN: Civilian death toll in Iraq climbs (AP)


UN: Civilian death toll in Iraq climbs      (AP)
<p><a href="http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/rss/world/*http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20060921/ap_on_re_mi_ea/iraq_civilian_deaths"><img src="http://d.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/ap/20060920/capt.0ab02d3f23824f27b637769492ecacda.iraq_bag117. jpg?x=130&y=86&sig=35oLH5NoCM.i8EfI6mn9Ew--" align="left" height="86" width="130" alt="Iraqi view the site of a mortar attack, which destroyed one car and wounded a civilian, in Basra, 550 kilometers (340 miles) southeast of Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday Sept. 20, 2006. Top U.S. generals warned Wednesday that violence will increase in Baghdad during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan and said al-Qaida in Iraq had intensified it's assaults against American troops while death squad killings spiked around the capital. (AP Photo/Nabil Al-Jurani)" border="0" /></a>AP - The number of Iraqi civilians killed in July and August hit 6,599, a record-high number that is far greater than initial estimates suggested, the United Nations said Wednesday.</p><br clear="all"/>

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