Iraq Clashes, Attacks Leave 49 Dead, 36 Hurt

Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki traveled to Anbar Province to meet with tribal and military leaders. Meanwhile, at least 49 people were killed, and another 36 were wounded in new attacks.

In Falluja, three people were killed and four more were wounded in ongoing artillery fire and mortar attacks.

Clashes in Jurf al-Sakhar left five soldiers dead and seven more wounded. Sixteen militants were killed.

In Mosul, three beheading victims were found. Gunmen killed a university professor. A suicide bomber killed two civilians and wounded two policemen.

Four soldiers were killed and three more were wounded when gunmen attacked their minibus near Tikrit. Gunmen killed a police colonel in a separate attack.

Gunmen killed five policemen and wounded two more in an attack near Baiji.

Gunmen killed a soldier and a policeman in two separate attacks in Shirqat. An I.E.D. killed a policeman and wounded two soldiers.

An I.E.D. in Jazira killed three Sahwa members and wounded a fourth.

In Baghdad, a bomb on Obeidi Street wounded four people. A policeman was wounded during a bombing in Zayouna. A sticky bomb killed a lawyer in Saidiya.

Two bombs in Sadr City wounded seven people.

A roadside bomb wounded a policeman and government employee in Saidiya.

A bomb wounded a Sahwa member in Zab.

Security forces killed a militant in the Hamrim Mountains.

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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.