192 Killed in Iraq; Mass Grave from 1991 Yielding Hundreds of Bodies

A mass grave dating to the 1991 Shi’ite Uprising was excavated in Basra province. It gave up at least 377 victims. Many of them were women and children. Dozens more known mass graves are awaiting examination in the province.

In current violence, at least 192 were killed and 61 were wounded:

In Falluja, airstrikes left 10 people dead and 19 wounded. More than 60 militants were killed.

A bomb in Baghdad killed one person and wounded 17 more.

Gunmen killed a senior oil official in Kirkuk.

In Qaim, 28 militants were killed and 15 more were wounded.

Artillery fire left 26 militants dead in Saggara near Haditha.

Fifteen militants were killed in Alous.

Militiamen killed nine militants in Samarra.

An airstrike on a home in Hawija has killed a militant leader and his family. At least 22 others were killed and 10 were wounded.

Nineteen militants were killed during a failed attack on Bihalan, near Mosul. Many were also wounded.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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