More than 1000 people killed in Iraq, says UN human rights team

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This family fled the fighting in Mosul, Iraq, and are close to the Khazair checkpoint. They hope to stay in Erbil city until it is safe to return home. Photo: UNHCR/R. Nuri

At least 1,075 people have been killed and 1,189 have been injured in Iraq since early June.

The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq, the UN human rights team in the country, says there are reports of summary executions, extra-judicial killings and abductions. Videos have shown victims being beheaded.

Nicki Chadwick reports.

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