Iraq Offers Bounty As 70 Are Killed, 93 Wounded in Attacks, Clashes

At least 70 people were killed and 93 more were wounded today. The worst attack occurred in Mussayab. Meanwhile, the Iraqi government is now offering a bounty of $17,200 for every militant killed and $25,800 for each one captured.

In Falluja, artillery strikes killed one person and wounded nine more, several of them from the same family. Clashes left three soldiers dead and three more with injuries. Separate fighting left one soldier dead and three wounded.

Ten militants were killed in an Anbar province security operation.

Security forces killed seven militants in Ramadi.

Mortars fired from Jurf al-Sakhar landed in Mussayab, where they killed 22 people and wounded at least 60 more at a market, parking lot and residential building. Jurf al-Sakhar has been the scene of clashes in recent days.

In Mosul, security forces killed five militants. Two gunmen were killed and a soldier was wounded in clashes. Gunmen killed one policeman and wounded three more.

Clashes in Saidiya left two soldiers and five gunmen dead, while six other people were wounded.

A bomb in Dujail killed four Sahwa members and wounded three more.

A bomb killed three Sahwa and wounded four more in Nibai.

Three Sahwa were killed and one civilian was wounded in a bombing in Maamil.

The body of a worker at Badush prison was found in nearby fields.

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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.