Iraqi soldiers load their weapons before a patrol at Tikrit University, where Iraqi special forces clashed with fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) last month, July 17, 2014. (REUTERS/Stringer)
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Iraqi government airstrikes against jihadists, some with the use of barrel bombs, have killed at least 75 civilians since the start of June, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday.The watchdog documented 75 civilian deaths in four cities since last month's launch of a sweeping military offensive by the jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) and allied Sunni armed groups.The HRW report also said that hospitals in the cities of rebel-held Fallujah and Baiji had repeatedly come under attack by Iraq's air force.
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