At least eight Iraqis were wounded during the latest attacks. Although Ashuraa observances have ended, pilgrims on their way home are targets for new violence. Meanwhile, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that authorizes $160 billion towards wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Also, the U.N.’s High Commission for Refugees criticized Sweden for repatriating five Iraqi Christians who failed to win asylum.
In Baghdad, four people were wounded when a bomb targeting Shi’ite pilgrims exploded in the Zaafaraniyah district.
A sticky bomb in Qayara wounded a policeman and his son.
In Mosul, gunmen wounded two soldiers.
Eleven suspects were detained in Muqdadiya and a female bomber was arrested in Baquba.