Bombings, Security Raids Leave 49 Dead Across Iraq

At least 49 people were killed and 58 more were wounded in random attacks across Iraq. The worst violence occurred in and around Mosul. There was also a bomb in Baghdad that left over a dozen dead or injured.

In Baghdad, four people were killed and 21 more were wounded at a Kamaliya neighborhood bakery. Three people were shot dead in Jaara. No casualties were reported after a government employee and son were targeted for assassination.

In Mosul, gunmen killed a contractor. At least two more people were gunned down. Five soldiers were killed in a roadside blast. A bombing at a base left one soldier dead and three more wounded; one civilian was also killed in the blast, and five more were wounded.

A car bomb in Tal Afar killed four people and wounded at least 19 more.

Gunmen killed a man and his son in charge of a power generator in Madaen. Another civilian was shot dead nearby.

A security operation in Suleiman Pak left 11 insurgents dead.

A bomb killed four soldiers in Hammam al-Alil.

An I.E.D. blast in Raweh wounded a civilian.

Four insurgents were killed during an operation in Hasiriya.

In Taji, gunmen wounded nine people, including two civilians, on a bus.

Gunmen killed two young men in Hilla.

Two Sahwa were gunned down in Hawija.

In Kirkuk, a 13-year-old was kidnapped.

Gunmen in Muqdadiya killed a Sahwa member and his relative.

Two people were shot and killed in Abu Saida.

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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.