46 Killed in Iraq, Including British Demining Contractor

A British deminer was killed and a second British national was wounded during a work-related accident in Ramadi. The contractors worked for Janus Global Operations.

Amnesty International accused Iraq of torturing prisoners into confessions that ultimately led to their executions. In court, one man said the interrogators threatened his family.

At least another 45 people were killed and 22 more wounded:

A blast near Abu Ghraib shops killed one person and wounded 10 more.

In Baghdad, a bomb killed one person and wounded six more in Doura.

One policeman was killed and three more were wounded when a bomb blew up in Khalidiya.

A suicide bomber attacked a husseiniya in Kirkuk, wounding two policemen and a civilian.

Gunmen killed a man in Baquba.

In Owisja village, militants carried out a chemical attack, but the number of casualties was not reported.

In Hit, airstrikes killed eight militants, and security forces killed two more.

Security forces killed three militants in Irsan.

Airstrikes killed dozens of militants in Khalidiya Island, while police killed six more.

Tens of militants were killed during operations in Ijhala, Jadaa, and Ramah.

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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.