262 Killed, 228 Wounded in Iraq Bombings, Battles

At least 262 were killed and 228 were wounded in fresh violence:

In Baghdad, a blast that killed 15 people at a car dealership in Habibiya also left about 65 injured; the dealership is in an area that transitions from Baghdad into Sadr City. An I.E.D. left on a commercial street in al-Askan killed three people and wounded 25 more. Two people died and 12 were wounded by a blast in the Jisr Diyala neighborhood.

A blast in Taji killed two people and wounded eight more.

Three people were killed in a bombing in Madaen; 19 more were wounded.

A bomb in Mariam Bek on Friday killed four people and wounded nine more.

In Baiji, a suicide bomber killed seven security personnel and wounded five more.

Four people were wounded in a blast in Abbasi.

In Shirqat, airstrikes left 125 militants dead and 70 wounded.

At the Alas and Ajil oil fields, security personnel killed 50 militants.

Security forces killed 29 militants in Husayba.

Fifteen militants were killed near Daquq.

Missile strikes in Fallujah left six militants dead and 11 wounded.

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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.