At least five Iraqis were killed and 13 were wounded in new attacks, while a remnant from the height of sectarian violence, a mass grave, was discovered containing 153 decayed bodies. Also, demonstrations against meager food rations and electricity shortages continued across Iraq.
Updated at 7:50 p.m. EDT, June 21, 2010 At least one Iraqi was killed and 39 more were wounded in the latest violence. Rioting over power cuts spread to Nasariya were residents attacked police guarding the province’s government compound. Electricity Minister Karim Waheed was forced to resign. Also, Turkish troops are amassing at the border during operations against the PKK.