Several possibly coordinated bombings took place south of Baghdad today, while
clashes and shelling continued in Anbar province. The usual scattered attacks
occurred as well.
Shelling left 22
dead and 36 wounded in Falluja. Clashes with militants left three
policemen dead and six wounded. Seven
militants were killed in a separate clash. A sniper killed
one civilian and wounded three more who were trying to flee the city.
Security forces killed
seven militants and wounded 21 more near the Syrian border in Wadi Soub.
militants were killed at the al-Salam crossroads.
bomber could not get close enough to a checkpoint north of Ramadi,
so he blew himself up on the bridge, causing it to collapse.
A car bomb in a commercial area of Najaf killed
13 people and wounded 70 more.
A car bomb killed
two people and wounded 10 more in Iskandariya.
person was killed and 18 more were wounded in a car bombing in Nasariya.
A bomb killed
one person and wounded three more at a Mahmoudiya market.
In Mosul, gunmen killed
a commander charged with protecting the governor. A police
commando was wounded in an attack on his base. One
gunman was killed in a failed attack. A soldier
was killed and another was wounded in a clash. A bomb killed
three policemen. Two
civilians were killed in another blast.
was shot dead in Baquba.
In Baghdad, a body
A MOI officer
was shot dead in Basra.
was shot dead in Husseiniya.
In Khalis, gunmen killed a
three children at a home in Shura.
Traffic policemen in Nineva province have refused
to work until security is provided for them or they are folded into the
regular police ranks.