Friday, November 8, 2013

2013 Has Already Become The Deadliest Year In Iraq Since 2008

Iraq 2013: Deadliest Year Since 2008 With 7,000+ Killed -- RT

With over 7,000 civilian casualties so far, 2013 has already become the deadliest year in Iraq since 2008. In its new project, a timeline of the violence, RT brings the sad record into the spotlight.

Go to ‘Iraq 2013: A year of carnage’ for the full timeline.

Following the withdrawal of US troops in December 2011, instead of engaging in post-war and occupation recovery, Iraq has been with each day plunging deeper into inter-ethnic violence, prompted by ever-growing tensions mostly between the country’s majority Shiite community and the Sunni minority.

2013 saw the situation aggravate to its worst, with almost daily deaths of civilians becoming the harsh reality the country is facing today.

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My Comment: And here is an easy prediction .... 2014 will be an even deadlier year.

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