Monday: 9 Iraqis Killed, 22 Wounded

At least nine Iraqis were killed and 22 more were wounded in attacks across central and northern Iraq. To the south, Kuwait is planning to clean oil contamination left from the 1990 Gulf War.

An assassination attempt against the governor of Anbar province left three dead and as about seven wounded in Ramadi. The governor escaped injury.

A demonstration against electricity shortages turned into a clash between police and protestors just outside Kirkuk. Nine people were wounded, including a civilian. The demonstration apparently lead the governor of Ninewa province to cut electrical supplies being delivered to Baghdad.

Three Yazidi women were found dead near Tal Kief. The three were two sisters and one of their daughters.

In Baghdad, one person was killed in a bombing at a Jamiaa marketplace. Three people were wounded when a bomb exploded in Saidiya.

A bomb wounded two children in Iskandariya, while a separate bomb killed a civilian.

In Mosul, a young man’s body bearing bullet wounds to the head was discovered. Gunmen stormed a hospital, where they wounded a Christian doctor.

The Basra provincial council sacked police chief General Adel Dahnan after last week’s jailbreak.

Three al-Qaeda suspects surrounded in Abbara.

Author: Margaret Griffis

Margaret Griffis is a journalist from Miami Beach, Florida and has been covering Iraqi casualties for since 2006.