Iraq Security Ops Continue: 97 Killed, 45 Wounded

At least 97 people were killed, and 45 others were wounded across Iraq today. The number of militants killed was, at 82 dead, remarkably high again; however, that figure cannot be independently confirmed.

Anbar:

In Ramadi, 52 militants were killed during operations today or yesterday. A suicide attack occurred, but the number of casualties was not released. Two militants were killed and three soldiers were wounded in a clash.

Mortar fire in Falluja killed two women and wounded two children. At least six more people were injured in the shelling. Ten militants were killed.

A bomb killed a shop owner in Hit.

Security forces in al-Siger and al-Azrakiya killed 15 militants.

Elsewhere:

In Baghdad, a market bombing left one dead and five wounded. A body was found in Ghazaliya. Security forces killed a militant.

In Mosul, a bomb killed one soldier and wounded two more. A lawyer was gunned down. Gunmen killed a policeman. A dumped body was found.

A bomb killed two people and wounded six more in Hawija.

A bomb in al-Hay al-Askari wounded 20 people.

A policeman was killed and a civilian was wounded in a small arms attack in Abu Ghraib.

A bomb killed a civilian in Muqdadiya.

A policeman and a civilian were killed in an attack in the Hamrim Mountains.

In Latifiya, an al-Qaeda leader was killed.

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Margaret Griffis is a journalist from Miami Beach, Florida and has
been covering Iraqi casualties for Antiwar.com since 2006.