Over 15,000 killed in Iraq in 2014: govt

A woman walks past the site of a car bomb attack in Baghdad, Oct. 18, 2014. (Reuters)

At least 15,000 people have been killed in Iraq in 2014, government figures showed on Thursday, according to Agence France-Presse.

Figures compiled by the health, interior and defense ministries put the death toll at 15,538, compared with 17,956 killed in 2007, during the height of Sunni-Shiite sectarian killings.

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The toll was also more than double the 6,522 people killed in 2013.
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