Syrian Rebels Shoot Across Border into Iraq; 12 Killed Across Country
Sunday: 12 Killed, 29 Wounded
Syrian rebels fired at an Iraqi border post in the al-Waleed area, killing one Iraqi guard and wounding two more.
A civilian was killed and three more were wounded in a blast in Shirqat.
The body of a Sahwa member was found dumped in Riyadh. The corpse was booby-trapped, but a bomb disposal unit was able to defuse the bomb left on the body.
Gunmen assassinated a Sahwa leader in Garma.
A roadside bomb in Qayara left two soldiers with injuries.
In Mosul, a police official and his companion were wounded in a bombing.
An I.E.D. wounded two federal policemen in Saqlawiya.
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