At least 70 people were killed, mostly militants, and 24
more were wounded in several security operations and attacks.
Half of the military forces in Ramadi have been moved
to the outskirts of Falluja. In Falluja, bombs left three
dead and 11 wounded. One militant
was killed. Also, the hospital suffered more artillery
fire. A suicide
bomber in Saqlawiya killed
seven soldiers and wounded four more.
In Jurf al-Sakhar, gunmen killed
11 soldiers and wounded three more when they attacked their base. Later, 16
militants have been killed in clashes that are ongoing.
In Suleiman Pek, security forces retook the town and killed
10 militants. A separate clash left one
federal policeman dead and two more wounded.
An armed attack against a funeral in Kirkuk left one
policeman dead and three others wounded, including a civilian. Ten
militants were killed during operations.
Security forces killed
six gunmen in Albu Assaf.
A sticky bomb wounded
the driver in Hilla. Security forces killed