Iranian General Among 292 Killed in Iraq

At least 292 people were killed today. Almost all of them were militants. More than six people were wounded.

An Iranian general was shot dead near the al-Askari Shrine in Samarra. He was in charge of Iranian forces guarding holy sites in the city. Several others were wounded.

A woman and a girl were killed in Abu Saida during a bombing that also injured three children.

In Mosul, two doctors were executed.

Militants executed two members of the Albu Hardan tribe in Qaim on Saturday, resulting in battles today.

Heavy fighting is reported in Sinjar (Shengal), but Peshmerga forces were able to capture new territories nearby.

A car bomb exploded in Iskandariya.

Continuing mortar attacks in Muqdadiya forced the evacuation of 60 families. Three people were wounded today.

In Yathrib, 180 militants were killed in battles.

Peshmerga forces killed 33 militants in Tal al-Rim and Sultan Abdullah villages.

In Anbar province, at least 19 militants were killed.

Fifty militants were killed and more were wounded during airstrikes in Hawija.

A militant leader and two aides were killed in Arab Jabour.

In al-Khasfa, airstrikes killed many militants.

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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.