47 Killed, 33 Wounded in Ongoing Iraq Attacks

Scattered violence left at least 47 people dead and 33 more wounded across Iraq. The usual clashes and shelling took their toll in Anbar especially. Also, two Iraqiya party members were arrested on terrorism charges. With upcoming elections to take place soon, these arrests could foreshadow significant meddling, as had occurred during the last election cycle.

In Anbar:

In Falluja, security forces killed 20 militants. Shelling killed a child and wounded four others.

A car bomb in Hit killed a policeman and wounded five more.

Clashes killed two soldiers and three militants in Ramadi, while one soldier was wounded. At least two militants were wounded.

An I.E.D. wounded a civilian in Rawa.

Elsewhere:

Four policemen were killed and five more were wounded when a suicide bomber attacked their station in Aziria.

A bomb in Baquba killed a woman and wounded eight more.

In Mosul, three gunmen were killed as they were trying to plant a bomb. A civilian was shot dead. Three militants were killed.

Three civilians were killed by a roadside bomb in Tuz Khormato.

Gunmen in Baaj killed a woman.

A bomb in Tikrit killed a policeman and wounded two more. A suicide bomber was killed. A bomb wounded four policemen.

In Basra, a civilian was shot dead.

An army commander was wounded in an I.E.D. blast in Jurf al-Sakhar.

In Baghdad, a kidnapped victim was rescued.

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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.