Northern and Eastern Iraq Attacks: 45 Dead, 127 Wounded

At least 45 people were killed and 127 more were wounded. The most significant attack took place in northern Iraq.

A suicide bomber killed 24 people and wounded at least another 65 at a café in Balad.

In Baquba, four people were killed and 25 more were wounded in a marketplace bombing.

At a Muqdadiya sports field, a bomb killed four people and wounded 14 more.

Three soldiers were shot dead in Qayara. Six homes were blown up, but no casualties were reported.

A suicide bomb in Falluja killed an officer and wounded four soldiers. A policeman was shot dead. Gunmen also killed a civilian.

In Sheikh Hamad, two policemen were killed and three more were wounded in a clash; two militants were also killed.

An I.E.D. killed a man and wounded his wife in Mansouriya.

A bomb wounded four soldiers in Tikrit. Gunmen killed a policeman.

In Mosul, an I.E.D. left four wounded, including three civilians. A woman and child were wounded in a separate blast. A bomb exploded without leaving casualties at a soda shop.

Two people were wounded in a blast in Balad Ruz.

A bomb in Mafraq left two wounded.

In Shirqat, a captain was wounded seriously in a small arms attack.

A bomb at a policeman’ home left no casualties in Nasariya.

In Baghdad, a bomb in Shula left no casualties.

No casualties were reported in an attack on a checkpoint in Hilla.

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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.