Iraq Attacks, Clashes Leave 39 Dead, 40 Wounded

At least 39 people were killed and 40 more were wounded across Iraq today.


Eight militants were killed and wounded 15 more during an operation in Felahat.

Clashes continued in Ramadi. Four people were injured when the military bombed a sheikh’s home. Three snipers were killed. A suicide bomber killed a soldier and wounded four more.

In Haditha, four bodies belonging to kidnapping victims were found.

Shelling in Falluja killed two people, including a child, and wounded five more.

Military helicopters shot at a truck in Garma, killing four militants.

Five young men were kidnapped in Qaim.


An I.E.D. at a Sawha leader’s home in al-Jalam killed his wife, daughter, granddaughter, and daughter-in-law; two children were wounded.

Four policemen were killed and two more were wounded in a clash that also left several militants dead in Mussayab.

In Mosul, gunmen killed the office director of a Turkmen Front office. Gunmen killed a Shabak civilian. A bomb killed a civilian and wounded another.

A shop owner was killed in Basra.

A bomb at a soldier’s home in Kirkuk wounded three family members.

In Baquba, a bomb killed a police officer and wounded four others.

Two gunmen were killed during an operation in Jurf al-Sakhar.

Gunmen killed a civilian in Abu Ghraib.

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Author: Margaret Griffis

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