Iraq Reports 12,000 Civilians Killed by Insurgent Violence For the first time, the Iraqi government releases figures on civilian deaths caused by the country's insurgency. During the 18-month guerrilla war, 12,000 Iraqis have died. Shiite Muslims comprise the highest numbers; the insurgency is dominated by Sunni Muslims.
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Iraq Reports 12,000 Civilians Killed by Insurgent Violence

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Iraq Reports 12,000 Civilians Killed by Insurgent Violence

Iraq Reports 12,000 Civilians Killed by Insurgent Violence

Iraq Reports 12,000 Civilians Killed by Insurgent Violence

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For the first time, the Iraqi government releases figures on civilian deaths caused by the country's insurgency. During the 18-month guerrilla war, 12,000 Iraqis have died. Shiite Muslims comprise the highest numbers; the insurgency is dominated by Sunni Muslims.