Over 34,000 civilians killed in Iraq in 2006

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According to a UN report released yesterday, over 34,000 civilians were killed in Iraq last year, with over 36,000 injured.

“In virtually every sphere, and building on earlier reports, the latest study amounts to a litany of abuses ranging from attacks on women, minorities and professional groups to forced displacements, to the activities of the police and security forces and the United States-led Multi-National Force (MNF-I).” More

Also see The New York Times, BBC News.

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