At least 21 Iraqis were killed and 52 more were wounded in various attacks across the country. The U.S. military said the number of U.S. troops in Iraq now numbers around 49,700 and will stay that way until next year’s actual withdrawal. This completes the removal of "combat troops" from the country.
In Baghdad, a sticky bomb killed a Sahwa member and wounded his brother in Radwaniya. Two people were wounded in a Ghazaliya blast. Gunmen wounded three people in a shooting at checkpoint. In a northern neighborhood, mortars wounded one person last night. In Karrada, shelling wounded one person. A bomb left no casualties in Urdun. A hand grenade wounded three people in Ameriya. One suspect was arrested.
In Fallujah, two children were killed as their mother and sibling were wounded in a blast.. A bomb wounded three people, including a municipal official.
Gunmen killed four employees of the Haditha refinery and presumably robbed them of the salaries they had just received.
Two explosions in Mussayab killed two people in separate locations.
Three civilians were wounded in a blast targeting a U.S. convoy near Basra. A media spokesman denied the report.
Gunmen killed a councilman in Sadr City.
A civilian was shot to death in Kut.
Four policemen were wounded in a blast in Balad Ruz.
A bomb wounded two policemen in Saidiya.
Gunmen at a market in Khalis killed a government employee.
Three soldiers were wounded in a blast in Qahira.