Scattered Iraq Violence Claims 24 Lives

In Mosul, drive-by shooters killed two people. A car bomb killed one civilian and wounded six more. An army brigadier was shot dead. A car bomb wounded a lieutenant colonel. A bomb killed two soldiers and wounded a third one. Gunmen killed two civilians at separate locations. 24 25

In Baghdad, a roadside bomb killed two civilians and wounded four more. A policeman was killed and four more were wounded in a drive-by shooting.

Five bodies belonging to the same family were found shot in Jurf al-Sakhar. They police were looking to arrest the victims on suspicion of belonging to al-Qaeda. No casualties were reported after a bomb blasted a police patrol.

A shootout in Kirkuk left two dead, including a militant, and two wounded. The police had come upon two men allegedly planting a bomb.

Gunmen stormed a home in Qayara where they killed an off-duty soldier and wounded his wife. 

Two Sahwa were killed and another was wounded during a shooting in Hawija.

An I.E.D killed a policeman and wounded another in Abu Ghraib.

In Baquba, a Sahwa official was shot dead.

In Shirqat, a policeman’s body was recovered after he was reported kidnapped. No casualties were reported after the Free Iraqiya Alliance’s offices were blown-up.

Gunmen wounded two policemen in Mandali.

A civilian was wounded in Muqdadiya when a bomb exploded.

A policeman was wounded in a drive-by shooting in Amiriyat al-Falluja.

In Sadr City, a kidnapping victim was freed. Two bombs were defused.

Two bombs were safely defused in Baiji.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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