Tanker Bomber Attacks Officer’s Home in Northern Iraq; 30 Killed Across Country

A suicide bomber drove a tanker truck to the Shirqat home of an army intelligence officer and detonated his explosives. At least 15 people were killed and 22 more were wounded. Although the officer was not at home when the bombing occurred, several members of his family, including his son, were killed.

In Baghdad, three people were killed and a fourth one was injured in a small arms attack in Tobchi. An I.E.D. blast in Kadhimiya killed two people and wounded 11 more.

Gunmen attacked an army barracks in Baiji. Two soldiers and three gunmen were killed. Another soldier and five gunmen were wounded.

Gunmen in Tikrit killed the owner of a money exchange office.

An anti-terrorism official was assassinated in Hit.

In Mosul, a teacher was gunned down. A roadside bomb killed two soldiers and wounded two more. A bomb wounded four policemen.

Gunmen wounded five policemen at a Qayara checkpoint.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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