At least seven Iraqis were killed and five more were wounded in the latest reports, but in neighboring Turkey, suspected Kurdish rebels killed at least five policemen and wounded 12 others in a pair of attacks. Three rebels died.
As the prime minister of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, arrived in Baghdad to meet with Iraqi leaders, at least 14 Iraqis were killed and 52 more were wounded in attacks there and across Iraq.
Figures from yesterday’s bombings in Karbala climbed overnight adding to today’s toll. Overall, at least 10 Iraqis were killed and 30 more were wounded across the country. Meanwhile, the Turkish prime minister is visiting Baghdad. Also, Malaysian police have arrested MP Mohammad al-Dayni on terrorism charges.