Surge in Terror Attacks Lowers Iraqi Oil Forecast for 2014

The death toll from car bombs and suicide attacks grows daily in Iraq, reflecting the revival of Sunni Muslim militias battling the Shiite-led government of Prime Minister Nouri Kamil al-Maliki. The deteriorating security situation will challenge the government’s plan to raise oil production in 2014.

Published Oct. 24, 2013

1 — Total killed includes police and civilians.

Sources: Data complied by Bloomberg; CIA; U.S. Energy Information Administration, wire reports, iraqbodycount.org, National Iraqi News Agency

GRAPHIC: DAVE MERRILL / BLOOMBERG VISUAL DATA