Scores Killed in Baghdad Blasts; 400,000 Displaced This Year in Western Iraq
Four people have been killed after three bombs went off in a market area in the Iraqi capital Baghdad. Today’s attack follows a wave of bombings that killed more than 30 people in Baghdad on Thursday. Meanwhile, the U.N. envoy to Iraq says about 400,000 people have been displaced so far this year by violence in western Iraq, including the cities of Fallujah and Ramadi.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations envoy to Iraq says about 400,000 people have been displaced this year by ongoing violence in western Iraq, and the U.N. Security Councilis expressing “grave concern” about recent developments particularly inRamadi and Fallujah. Nickolay Mladenov also warned the council on Thursday that without more funding, the U.N. “very soon will be unable to continue its humanitarian…more »