Attacks against provincial councilmen and polling centers continued. Today, a councilman from Salah ad Din province was targeted and killed. A number of dumped bodies were found in Baghdad. Some of the attack may have been in revenge for an attack on a political rally yesterday. At least 69 people were killed and 37 more were wounded.
In Baghdad, a bombing left four dead and at least 11 more wounded at a Nasser neighborhood restaurant. A bomb in Saidiya killed one policeman and wounded five people. Two civilians were shot dead and three more were wounded in Amil. Gunmen killed two more elsewhere. A policeman was killed in a Shura bombing. A dumped body was found in Shoala, but at least eight more bodies were discovered in other neighborhoods. Three more deaths were attributed to yesterday’s massacre at a political rally. Extra security forces were deployed to the international Green Zone ahead of elections.
Gunmen in Samarra attacked a Salah ad Din provincial councilman. He and two guards were killed, while his son was wounded.
Four soldiers were killed during an attack on a Mazraa checkpoint.
A roadside bomb killed four people and wounded one more in Dour.
Three policemen were killed and two more were wounded when militants blew up polling stations in Saniya and Baiji.
A bomb in al-Hajaj killed two soldiers and wounded three more.
In Imam Weis, a bomb killed one civilian and wounded two more.
A sheikh was killed in a roadside explosion in the Muror village.
Three people were wounded in a small arms attack on a polling station in Kirkuk.
In Baghdad, two civilians were wounded by a blast.
A bomb in Arab Jabour wounded two soldiers.
Ten ISIS/DAASH militants were killed in Tal al-Zalat.
Read more by Margaret Griffis
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- Oil Field Protests Escalate; 13 Killed in Iraq – July 12th, 2018
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