Baghdad Bombings Continue: 31 Killed

Monday: 31 Killed, 56 Wounded

by , May 06, 2013

In Baghdad, bombs planted at two entrances to the Husseiniya neighborhood exploded, killing six people and wounding 21 others. Grenades killed six people and wounded 13 more at a Sunni mosque in Mansour. Four civilians were killed and 11 others were wounded in a blast at a Doura restaurant. A Kurdish lawmaker was targeted in a bombing, but two of his bodyguards were wounded instead.

In Mosul, a suicide bomber killed two people at a checkpoint. A car bomb killed three people. Gunmen killed an employee of the health department. Bombs killed two more people and wounded four others.

Three people were killed and two more were wounded during an I.E.D. blast in Baiji.

An I.E.D. in Haditha wounded two policemen.

A bomb killed two soldiers and wounded a third person in Tikrit.

A man was gunned down in Hawija.

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