At least 11 Iraqis were killed and 17 more were wounded
in new violence. Insurgents are now targeting power lines importing electricity
into Iraq from Iran. Despite great oil wealth, Iraq has little ability to
produce its own electricity, and this has lead to riots, particularly in the
policemen were killed and two more wounded in a blast in Falluja.
Gunmen stormed a home where they killed
In Kirkuk, a bomb killed a prosecutor. A railroad official and his son
were wounded in a separate blast. A third bombing wounded
a gas employee. A businessman
was also killed.
A blast in Abu Ghraib killed
one policeman and wounded three more.
An attack on electrical towers supplying
power from Iran left one
policeman dead and two others wounded near Hamrim Lake. It is the
second attack this week.
In Mosul, a lawyer and a professor were
killed in separate shootings.
In Duluiya, the police
chief was killed and two others were wounded in a sticky bomb blast.
A blast in Jurf al-Sakhar wounded
a security element. A second bombing wounded
three people, including a security ministry employee.
An I.E.D. blast injured
a Sahwa member in Mussayab.