Iraq Violence Continues Unabated: 10 Killed, 48 Wounded

Violence moved north deep into predominantly Sunni areas. Overall, at least 10 Iraqis were killed and 48 more were wounded across the country. Separately, a member of the Iraqiya list has accused Baghdad of sending security forces to Diyala province to incite violence within the Sunni population.

In Mosul, a suicide bomber attacked a barbershop, where he killed five people and wounded 20 more. Barbershops were a favorite target of insurgents during the height of violence. Thirteen people were wounded when a booby-trapped car blew up.

A suicide bomber blew his vest up as police chased him through a Tikrit marketplace, where he wounded four bystanders. Electrical transmission lines were sabotaged.

Three drivers were wounded when bombs targeting their oil trucks exploded in Tuz Khormato.

Two soldiers were killed and a major was wounded during an attack on a Badush checkpoint.

A bomb killed a Sahwa member and wounded two more in Buhriz.

In Abu Saida, a bomb wounded three civilians. No casualties were reported after gunmen attacked a checkpoint.

Two people were wounded in a bombing outside a Samarra bank.

A liquor store was blown up in Baiji.

Three large bombs targeting pilgrims in Hilla were discovered and defused.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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