Iraq Bomb, Gun Attacks Leave 39 Dead, 111 Wounded

At least 39 people were killed and 111 more were wounded in continued violence. The worst attack occurred in Tikrit where dozens were killed or wounded. The Kirkuk area also saw a large number of wounded, but those bombs failed to kill anyone.

At least 19 people were killed and 50 more were wounded in Tikrit when gunmen stormed a home belonging to an employee of an anti-crime official. There they planted bombs that destroyed the home and several other buildings. At a separate location, an explosives expert was killed and a policeman was wounded while trying to dismantle a bomb.

In Mosul, a roadside bomb killed three policemen and wounded two more. A second bomb, also targeting police, instead killed a civilian and wounded two more bystanders. Separately, security forces killed two gunmen. Another bomb killed a girl and wounded three others.

A sticky bomb killed two people in Mussayab; another person was wounded.

Two women were killed in an I.E.D. blast outside their Ramadi home.

Gunmen in Garma killed a civilian.

A body was found in a Baquba river. Two civilians were shot dead.

In Gatoun, a bomb killed a civilian and wounded six more. A civilian was gunned down.

A roadside bomb killed one policeman and wounded three more in Duluiya.

A sticky bomb killed a civilian in Shirqat.

In Kirkuk, ten people were wounded in a bomb attack. Two earlier attacks in Kirkuk and Hawija left 25 wounded.

Two civilians were wounded in a blast at the Tuz Khormato home of an anti-terrorism official. Another bomb wounded four more on a street.

A roadside bomb wounded two people in Falluja.

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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.