Security Personnel and Human Rights Worker Killed in Iraq

At least eight Iraqis were killed and seven more were wounded in the latest violence. Several of the attacks appeared to target specific individuals, including security personnel and a human rights worker.

Four civilians were killed when gunmen opened fire on them in Hilla. Three of them were women.

Gunmen killed one Kurdish Asayesh agent and wounded a second during a attack in Tuz Khormato.

In Mosul, gunmen killed a manager and wounded his employee when they fired on a car belonging to the head of a mobile phone office.

A sticky bomb attached to a car killed a Sahwa member when it exploded in Himreem.

In Kirkuk, a human rights worker was killed when a bomb attached to his car exploded.

Three civilians were wounded in Abbara when a roadside bomb there exploded.

A bomb targeting a Sahwa leader in Balad wounded two bystanders instead.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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