Iraq: 43 Killed, including Saddam Executioner

Nineteen civilians were killed and 31 more were wounded when two car bombs exploded in Tuz Khormato.

Gunmen attacked a police station in Hawija, assisting two suicide bombers who then make their own strikes. During the complicated assault, three policemen were killed and 14 more were wounded.

In Kebaysa, the bodies of two abducted soldiers were found. They were taken from a checkpoint during a clash that left another soldier wounded. One policeman was killed and three more wounded during this clash or one at a separate checkpoint.

In Baghdad, three people were killed and nine more were wounded when a mortar fell on a motel. Later, gunmen in the Qahira district killed four people and wounded two more.

One policeman was killed and four more were wounded in a suicide bombing in Saqlawiya.

In Khalis, gunmen stormed a home and killed a married couple living there. A baker was killed in a separate attack.

A roadside bomb in Mosul left one soldier dead and two more with injuries.

The mutilated bodies of two insurgents was discovered in a bombed out car in Kirkuk.

The outlawed Ba’ath Party issued a statement claiming they assassinated one of the men involved in Saddam Hussein’s 2006 execution. No date was given for his death, but the man was allegedly killed near Yusufiya.

An army outpost was attacked in Iskandariya, 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.