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Iraq says war with Islamic State killed 18,000

Local residents carry bodies taken from the rubble in the Old City of Mosul, Iraq January 17, 2018. Picture taken January 17, 2018. REUTERS/Ari Jalal


KUWAIT (Reuters) - Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jafari said on Wednesday 18,000 people had been killed and 36,000 wounded in the war with the Islamic State militant group since 2014.

(Reporting By Maher Chmaytelli; Writing by Noah Browning)

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