50 Killed, 63 Wounded Mostly in Iraq’s Anbar

At least 50 people were killed and 63 more were wounded, mostly in an ongoing battle in Anbar province.

Anbar:

Artillery fire and subsequent clashes killed three people and wounded 53 more in the Zoba region, which lies between Falluja and Amiriyat al-Falluja. Women and children were among the casualties. The shelling set off a night of clashes that left as many as 44 soldiers dead.

Clashes also took place in Garma and al-Siger, but the number of casualties was not released.

In Ramadi, clashes also occurred.

Two bridges were blown-up, but no casualties were reported.

Elsewhere:

In Baghdad, three bombs wounded ten people in Suleikh. Security forces killed a suicide bomber at a checkpoint.

Two gunmen were killed in Latifiya.

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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.