Tribal fighters supported by Iraqi security forces patrol in Ramadi, 70 miles (115 kilometers) west of Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014. (AP Photo)
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More than 1,000 people were killed Iraq in January, figures showed Friday, as the country grapples with a surge in attacks and battles militants holding territory on Baghdad's doorstep.The new figures, compiled by the ministries of health, interior and defence, showed that 1,013 people were killed in January, including 795 civilians, 122 soldiers and 96 policemen.Another 2,024 people were wounded in January -- 1,633 civilians, 238 soldiers and 153 policemen.Meanwhile, security forces killed 189 militants and arrested 458 .
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