Young Athletes Again Attacked; 33 Killed Across Iraq

At least 33 Iraqis were killed and 36 more were wounded in new bloodshed. Mosul took the most hits, but a bomb south of Baghdad targeted young athletes and sports fans.

In Mosul, gunmen killed a spokesman who worked for the provincial council. A car bomb killed one person and wounded six more in a commercial area. Gunmen killed a civilian and a policeman in separate locations. Another bomb killed four people and wounded six more. A bomb targeting an army patrol killed two civilians and wounded four others.

A bomb near a Madaen youth center and soccer field left six dead and three wounded.

In Abu Saida, two brothers were shot dead in a field. North of the two Sunnis were gunned down.

A bomb in Hammam al-Alil killed five people and wounded seven more.

Three Sahwa members and two gunmen were killed in a clash on a highway in northern Iraq.

Gunmen at a Tikrit checkpoint killed two policemen.

A sticky bomb killed a Sahwa member in Baquba.

A trash can bomb wounded six in Haditha.

Three people were wounded in a blast in Ramadi.

In al-Aethah, a bomb wounded a member of the Salah ad Din provincial council.

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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.