Last updated: 30 June, 2014

Iraq says death toll in June highest since May 2007

Nearly 2,000 people were killed in Iraq this month, the highest figure since May 2007, according to government figures released on Monday.

Figures compiled by the ministries of health, interior and defence showed that a total of 1,922 people died in June — 1,393 civilians, 380 soldiers and 149 policemen.