Ten Killed in Iraq As Violence Touches Holy City

Visitors to two important shrines in Karbala were among the targets of today’s violence. Overall, at least 10 people were killed and 22 more were wounded.

In Baghdad, three people were killed and 11 more were wounded when three bombs exploded in Husseiniya. A sticky bomb blast in Utaifiya killed a soldier.

A suicide bomber in Karbala killed one civilian and wounded nine more when he set off his explosives near two important shrines. One source suggested it was old a

Gunmen killed two soldiers Tal Afar.

A Sahwa member was killed and his sister was wounded when gunmen stormed their Qayara home.

In Gatoun, gunmen killed a man.

A man was wounded in Hilla, where gunmen attacked him outside his home.

An adhesive bomb planted on an officer’s car in Tikrit was found and defused.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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