Bombings, Security Raids Leave 49 Dead Across Iraq

Monday: 49 Killed, 58 Wounded

by , August 05, 2013

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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