Kirkuk Suicide Bomber Drives Toll to 84 Killed

Friday: 84 Killed, 77 Wounded

by , July 12, 2013

Overall, at least 84 new deaths were reported, while 77 people were wounded. Some of these casualties occurred during yesterday’s violence.

A suicide bomber attacked a Kirkuk cafe where he killed 38 people and wounded 29 others shortly after the Iftar meal that marks the end of fasting for the day during Ramadan.

A twin bombing in Dujail late last night left 11 dead and 25 wounded.

In Mosul, a car bomb killed four policemen and wounded two more. A civilian was killed in a sticky bomb attack. A roadside bomb killed one policeman and wounded another. The number of people killed by car bombs yesterday in Mosul rose by 14 killed and six wounded.

Two Sahwa members and two gunmen were killed during clashes in Tikrit that also left one Sahwa member with injuries. A sticky bomb killed a police officer.

Two Sahwa members were killed during an I.E.D. bombing in Rashad.

In Amiriyat al-Falluja and bomb killed a civilian and wounded another.

A sticky bomb killed a Sahwa member and wounded another person near Baquba.

In Shirqat, two Sahwa were killed and three more were wounded during an I.E.D. attack against their post. Gunmen killed a police brigadier general.

In Muqdadiya, a retired policeman was gunned down.

Six people were wounded when an I.E.D. exploded in Madaen.

Mortar fire wounded two people near Falluja.

In Baghdad, gunmen killed a man responsible for waking the public during Ramadan.

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