Eight more killed in Iraq on anniversary of U.S. invasion
Iraqi government forces regained control of Ramadi earlier this month, but Fallujah still remains under the control of anti-government fighters (Azhar Shallal/AFP)
At least eight people were killed In Iraq Thursday on the eleventh anniversary of the U.S. invasion into Iraq in 2003, according to Agence France Presse.
Thursday's death toll adds to Wednesday's whopping 46 killed as sectarian violence grows in the MENA country.
Clashes and roadside bombs in the outskirts of the capital as well as in Ramadi and the Salaheddin and Kirkuk provinces left eight dead, including four policeman.
The Iraq government battled to regain control of Ramadi earlier this year after anti-government fighters too over control of the city. Iraqi forces stil are struggling to regain nearby Fallujah, however.
At least 300 people in Iraq have been killed within March alone, and nearly 2,000 have died since the beginning of the year, according to AFP figures, as Iraq witnesses its worst sectarian bloodshed since the 2006-07 clashes.
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