Over 200 Killed Across Iraq in Airstrikes and Bombings

At least 202 people were killed, mostly militants. Another 61 were wounded. A car bomb killed a number of civilians in Sadr City, but shelling and artillery fire killed even more in Tikrit and Falluja.

Australia launched its first airstrike at an unspecified location in northern Iraq. The Netherlands has also carried out its first airstrikes.

For the second time in a week, militants shot down an Iraqi military helicopter over Baiji. The pilot and co-pilot were both killed.

A car bomb at a cafe in Sadr City killed 10 people and wounded 25 more.

As many as 14 people were killed during shelling in Tikrit. Thirty militants were killed.

Shelling in Falluja left five dead and 16 wounded, including women and children.

Four soldiers were killed and two were wounded during an attack in Duluiya.

A roadside bomb killed one Peshmerga fighter and wounded three more near Jalawla.

Militants executed a former parliamentarian and reportedly threw her body down a well near Tal Afar. She was kidnapped last month. Two female doctors were also executed.

In Muqdadiya, gunmen killed two civilians.

Two reporters were injured during demonstrations in Arbil. The attackers were supporters of the Democratic Union Party (PYD), which operates in Syria, not Iraq.

A clash in Jurf al-Sakhar left two volunteer fighters wounded.

The Iraqi army liberated three small but strategic towns in Anbar province: Dhabutia, Banat al-Hassan and Tarbulia.

Peshmerga forces have liberated 48 villages, in the Tuz and Hamrin areas.

A missile was used to break up a dammed river near Mansouriya. Militants had kept it closed so residents of several villages would not get water.

Sixty militants were killed in Jabriya, near Hit.

Nineteen militants were killed during the liberation of Doulab, near Hit.

Security members were able to killed seven militants in Hit itself.

Seventeen militants were killed when a couple of villages near Ramadi were liberated.

In Aziz Balad, eight militants were killed,

A militant leader and five aides were killed during an airstrike on al-Khamsah Kelo.

In the Hamrin Lake region, three militants were killed, including the head jailor and a commander.

In Mosul, a bomb killed two militants, and another one was shot to death.

In Abu Ghraib, militant was shot dead as he tried to enter the home of a Falluja former police chief.

A number of militants were killed when two villages in the Falluja area were liberated. An airstrike killed seven and wounded 11 militants.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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