131 Killed, 48 Wounded in Iraq, Including Scores of Militants

At least 131 people were killed and 48 other were wounded in fresh violence. Most of the attacks resulted in few casualties, but there there were many attacks. Also, scores of militants were killed near Mosul.

In Ramadi, security forces killed five militants in northern suburbs. Five more militants were killed in the south. Seven others were also killed. An I.E.D. killed two soldiers and wounded two more.

Clashes took place in Falluja. Shelling killed one civilian and wounded three more. Eight civilians were wounded in a mortar attack. At least three more people were killed and five others were wounded in shelling over the weekend.

Ten militants were killed in al-Sajer.

A bomb in Karabila killed three soldiers and wounded two more.

Government forces are concentrating themselves near Garma.

Gunmen stormed a Haditha clinic where they killed a medical assistant and wounded a civilian.

Outside of Anbar:

Security forces said they killed 74 militants and arrested hundreds south of Mosul.

In Mosul, two civilians were wounded when gunmen blew up a policeman’s home. A separate blast wounded four civilians. A bomb wounded a policeman. Gunmen wounded two electrical employees. Four militants were killed.

In Baghdad, two dumped bodies were found, as was a third body. A fourth body was discovered in Yusufiya. Gunmen killed a civilian. A sticky bomb killed one civilian and wounded two more. Three soldiers were wounded in a blast.

In Meshahda, two bodies were found. A civilian was shot and killed.

A bomb killed two Sahwa members and wounded two more in Baiji.

A lawyer was shot to death in Muqdadiya. A policeman was also killed.

A bomb targeting a deputy minister’s convoy in Tarmiya killed one bodyguard and wounded two more.

In Hawija, a bomb killed a Sahwa member.

A police officer was shot to death in Khalis.

In Kirkuk, a roadside bomb wounded three civilians. A bomb wounded the son of an intelligence officer.

Three policemen were wounded in a blast in Qayara.

A sticky bomb wounded a police officer in Tikrit.

In Muthanna province, a landmine injured a woman herding sheep.

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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.