Two Killed in Iraq Violence

Friday: Two Killed, Four Wounded

by , February 01, 2013

Large anti-Maliki rallies took place in western Iraq, a week after soldiers killed protesters at a similar rally. In response, Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki promised to honor "legitimate" demands. Violence was light. Only two Iraqis were killed and four more were wounded in the latest reports.

In Mosul, a bomb wounded two policemen. Gunmen killed a contractor. A soldier was also shot dead.

A bomb wounded a civilian in Zaidan.

In Baghdad, a bomb targeted a lawmaker but no casualties were reported.

In Hawija, a female suicide bomber was captured before she could detonate her explosives. Mortars fell on an army post.

A policeman was wounded in the leg during a shooting in Kirkuk. Rockets landing on an army base left no casualties.

An I.E.D. left no casualties in Zab when it exploded as an army patrol passed it.

A motorcycle bomb targeting an army patrol in Riyadh left no casualties.

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