15 Killed, 26 Wounded in Iraq

by , February 26, 2013

At least 15 people were killed and 26 more were wounded in violence that focused on restive Diyala province.

A car bomb blast killed four people and wounded 15 more at a marketplace in Bani Saad. Many victims were removed from the scene before a complete count had taken place.

A bomb in Rabeaa killed three people, including an eight-year-old child.

Two gunmen were killed and four policemen were wounded during an attack on a checkpoint in Hamdaniya.

A teacher and his son were executed after they were dragged out of their house in Madaen.

In Mosul, a bomb killed a soldier and wounded two more. Another soldier was gunned down.

A roadside bomb in Baquba left one dead and four wounded.

In Baghdad, an Education Ministry employee was shot dead in his car.

A Sahwa member was shot dead at a Shirqat checkpoint.

In Udhaim, gunmen wounded a civilian.

Strong blasts occurred in Kirkuk.

Rockets fell on an army base near Falluja.

Turkish warplanes bombed locations in northern Iraq.

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