BAGHDAD (AP) — The U.N. mission in Iraq says over 800 people have died in violence throughout August — down somewhat from the month before, but still one of the highest monthly tolls in recent years.
The United Nations said Sunday it recorded 807 people killed in August, including members of Iraq's security forces but not insurgents. The capital Baghdad was the part of the country worst affected, with 317 killed. The U.N. figure was lower than its July death toll, which stood at 1,057.
A deadly crackdown by the Shiite-led government on a Sunni protest camp in northern Iraq in April has caused insurgent attacks to spike, bringing death tolls to levels not seen since 2008.
The report says a total of about 5,000 people were killed since the start of 2013.
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A Buffalo Police vehicle was involved in a two-car crash around 8:40 a.m. Monday. The crash happened at Bailey and LaSalle Avenues.
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A Buffalo city jail cell block attendant was arrested early Saturday morning on multiple animal cruelty charges.
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