Security Forces, Militants Fight Across Iraq: 47 Killed, 32 Wounded

At least 47 people were killed across Iraq and 32 more were wounded. Clashes continued in Anbar province, but today’s insurgents deaths occurred in other provinces.

Heavy fighting continued in Ramadi.

A suicide car bombing and firefight left eight dead and 18 wounded at a Sahwa base in Baiji.

Three farmers were shot dead near a Balad orchard.

In Baquba, a bomb near a home wounded two civilians. A roadside bomb near town killed an army officer and wounded two policemen.

Near Kirkuk, gunmen killed four soldiers and wounded a fifth one at a checkpoint. A bomb killed a civilian and wounded his wife in town. A gunman wounded two civilians.

Gunmen killed five people, including a woman, in Saidiya, and also wounded three others.

Five insurgents were killed during an operation in Suleiman Pak.

In Qayara, gunmen killed a servicemember.

A sticky bomb wounded a civilian in Balad Ruz.

An old mine killed a shepherd in Jaliba.

In Baghdad, gunmen killed a government employee in Ilam.

A bomb in Taji wounded three policemen.

Sixteen insurgents were killed during clashes in Babel province.

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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.