Displaced Executed near Kirkuk; 110 Killed in Iraq

So far, the fighting in Mosul has been limited to the areas east of the Tigris River or on the outskirts of the city. On Monday, however, Iraqi forces to the south of Mosul shelled western districts for the first time. Meanwhile, heavy fighting took place in the Barid district.

At least 110 people were killed and 64 were wounded in recent violence:

In Mosul, Iraqi shelling killed three youths. Twenty militants were killed. Airstrikes killed 19 militants and wounded 37 others.

An attempt to recapture Ganous, near Shirqat, left 10 security personnel and two suicide bombers dead. At least eight personnel were wounded. An airstrike killed five militants.

Militants executed 11 people in the Hawija and Riyadh areas. Many were trying to flee the militants.

Six bodies were found in Hammam al-Alil.

In Baghdad, a bomb at a fish market killed one person and wounded five more.

Security forces killed 20 militants in the Makhoul Mountains.

In Hawija, an airstrike killed eight militants and wounded 14 more.

At least three suicide bombers were killed near Tal Afar.

Two suicide bombers were killed near Haditha.

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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.