Baghdad Rattled by Blasts: 43 Killed Across Iraq

In Baghdad, a pair of suicide bombers attacked a Shi’ite mosque in the Qahira district, killing 37 and wounding 57 more; the pair killed several guards before blowing themselves up during noon prayers. One person was killed and six were wounded in Habibiya. A bomb in Mansour wounded four people.

A bomb in Garma killed a civilian and wounded his brother.

In Mosul, ten people were wounded in a car bombing. Security forces killed two gunmen.

A police captain and a policeman were wounded in a roadside bombing in Falluja.

A roadside bomb wounded a police officer in Kirkuk.

In Hit, a bomb targeted a political candidate but left no casualties.

A bomb targeted a police chief in Shurqat, but no casualties were reported.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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