Mosque, Funeral, Soccer Field Attacks: 46 Iraqis Killed, 106 Wounded

Saturday: 46 Killed, 106 Wounded

by , July 13, 2013

Late day attacks pushed the number of those killed to 46 dead, while another 106 people were wounded in the carnage. In Baghdad, soccer players and mosque attendees were among the victims, while in Diyala province another funeral gathering was attacked.

In Baghdad, a bomb at a mosque in Doura left 16 dead and at least 27 wounded. A car bomb killed seven people and wounded at least 11 more at a soccer field in Jamiaa.

A suicide bomber attacked a funeral in Abbara, where he killed four policemen and a civilian, while he also wounded at least 12 more people, police and civilians.

In Muqdadiya, a bomb killed two people and wounded nine more, including children.

In Madaen, two young men were killed and seven more were wounded in a blast targeting young people playing a game popular during Ramadan. A separate bomb killed a policeman.

An I.E.D. killed two people and wounded seven more in Baquba. A shopkeeper was gunned down.

One border guard was killed and five more were wounded when men tried to cross the Syrian border into Anbar province.

Near Kirkuk, gunmen killed a soldier and wounded another. Two soldiers were injured in a blast. Seven more people were reported wounded in yesterday’s major bombing.

In Qayara, a bomb killed one civilian and wounded two more.

An I.E.D. wounded three civilians in Garma.

In Abu Ghraib, a bomb killed a policeman and wounded two others.

Gunmen in Falluja killed a policeman and wounded his two brothers.

A taxi driver was shot dead in Mussayab.

Gunmen in Tal Abta killed a man.

In Mosul, gunmen killed a vacationing lieutenant.

A bomb in Hib Hib wounded two Sahwa members.

A bomb targeting a Babil provincial councilman traveling through Iskandariya wounded two bodyguards when it exploded.

In Amiriyat al-Falluja, an I.E.D. wounded a man and his son. A bomb wounded two soldiers.

A sticky bomb in Wadi Hajar injured a policeman.

In Basra, a bomb at a Turkish Airways office left no casualties.

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