Monday, July 6, 2015

Daily Misfortune Monday, July 6, 2015

Daily Misfortune Monday, July 6, 2015 ---
Month Misfortune July 2015 ---



  1. Iraq War (2014–present) An Iraqi Air Force Sukhoi Su-25 jet, returning from a bombing raid against ISIL militants in the north, accidentally drops a bomb on Baghdad destroying several homes and killing at least 7 civilians. American officials claimed that as many as 65% of Iraqi air force bombers do not drop their bombs due to "lack of targets". (Sky News)
  2. Yemeni Civil War (2015) An air-strike by the Saudi-led coalition on the southern port city of Aden kills at least 30 people. It is unclear how many of the dead are civilians or Houthi rebels. (BBC)
  3. Boko Haram insurgency, Timeline of Boko Haram insurgency Two bomb attacks on the central Nigerian city of Jos have left at least 44 people dead. (BBC)Disasters and accidents
  4. A Russian Su-24 military aircraft crashes while taking off from an airfield in the Khabarovsk region in Russian Far Easton a nighttime training flight and both pilots are killed. (NY Times)
  5. Ban Ki-Moon, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, calls for a new investigation into the death of former Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjöld in a plane crash after a panel he appointed uncovers new evidence. (New York Times)