13 Iraqis Killed, 40 Wounded in Random Violence

At least 13 Iraqis were killed and 40 more were wounded in the latest violence. These attacks come just two days after the Islamic State of Iraq staged a series of significant bombings against security personnel. Today’s bloodshed does not appear to be coordinated.

In Baghdad, two bombs struck the Ishkouk neighborhood almost simultaneously, killing four people and wounding 13 more.

In Mosul, two military personnel were killed and three more were wounded in a roadside bombing. Gunmen killed a civilian. Crossfire left two policemen dead and one more wounded in Mansour. Two policemen were wounded in a clash in the Farouq area.

Two policemen were killed and a third one was wounded in a roadside bombing in Shirqat.

Gunmen killed one policeman and wounded another in a drive-by shooting in Tuz Khormato.

The body of an Arab man was found shot and bound near Dubiz.

A roadside bomb just north of Baquba struck a convoy carrying the new governor of Diyala province. Hisham al-Hiyali was not hurt, but three guards were wounded.

Mortars struck a police station in Mussayab, wounding seven people. A bomb wounded a civilian at his home.

In Samarra, two civilians were wounded when a bomb exploded on a football field.

In Falluja, a bomb wounded two civilians. No casualties were reported when a bomb targeting an Interior Ministry official blew up outside of town.

Shelling in Baiji wounded two policemen at their checkpoint.

A sticky bomb wounded two policemen in Ramadi.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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