Iraqi Peshmerga death toll reaches 727 in Iraq, Syria: KRG
ERBIL, IraqDec 10, 2014 - 12:00 am GMT+3
Dec 10, 2014 12:00 am
At least 727 Iraqi Peshmerga fighters have been killed since June in battles against the ISIS militants, Iraq's semiautonomous Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) said Wednesday.
According to a statement issued by the Ministry of Peshmerga, around 3,564 Peshmerga were also injured and 34 soldiers were also listed as missing in the battles in Iraq and Syria.
While the Iraqi army has been battling ISIS militants in the western and northern provinces of Iraq, other areas of the country have been the target of relentless ISIS bombing campaigns, assassinations and attacks against civilians and security personnel.