Iraq Violence Kills 7, Including Iranian Pilgrims

Friday: 4 Iraqis, 3 Iranians Killed; 14 Iraqis, 7 Iranians Wounded

by , November 11, 2011

Over the last two days, at least four Iraqis were killed and 14 more were wounded in poorly covered attacks. Three Iranian pilgrims were killed as well, along with seven more who were injured during one bombing in Samarra. Due to the Eid al-Adha observances, reports were scant this week.

Three Iranian pilgrims were killed and seven more Iranians were wounded during a bombing in Samarra.

Three blasts in Thira Djila left two dead and six wounded.

In Baghdad, a sticky bomb exploded in the Doura district, killed a surgeon and wounded his son. Four others were wounded in separate explosions in Baladiyat and Turath.

A man and his six-year-old son were injured in Jurf al-Sakhar when a roadside bomb exploded.

Gunmen killed a Sahwa member near his Muqdadiya home.

In I.E.D. wounded two Sahwa members in Dalli-Abbasi.

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