Seven Killed Across Iraq

The Eid al-Adha holiday has, so far, been relatively quiet. Violence had been expected surrounding the observances, which began last night. Still, at least seven Iraqis were killed and 18 more were wounded in the latest attacks.

Four people were killed and 12 more were wounded when a bomb exploded at a café in Khalis.

In Buhriz, gunmen killed two policemen and wounded two more at a checkpoint. A separate clash that erupted left one gunman dead and two policemen wounded.

A car bomb outside a restaurant in Hilla wounded one policeman.

One policemen was wounded during a blast in Mosul.

In Amara, two people were kidnapped.

A bomb was hidden among soft drinks left outside a policewoman’s home exploded but no casualties were reported.

Mortars failed to injure anyone in Amiriyat al-Falluja.

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Author: Margaret Griffis

Margaret Griffis is a journalist from Miami Beach, Florida and has
been covering Iraqi casualties for Antiwar.com since 2006.