At least 66 people were killed and 84 more were wounded in the latest attacks. Today’s violence was marked by a deadly return to using fake checkpoints to kill both civilians and security members. The tactic was used heavily during the height of sectarian violence.
A bomb left in a cart killed 15 people and wounded 41 others. when it exploded in Tuz Khormato.
Gunmen attacked a police station in Mosul, where they killed nine policemen and wounded two more. A bomb wounded an ambulance driver and a nurse who rushed to the scene of the attack. Gunmen killed a soldier at his home. Gunmen assassinated a Mukhtar. A roadside bomb killed two civilians and wounded three others.
In Tarmiya, a bomb wounded three policemen.
Two soldiers were wounded in a bombing near Falluja.
Near Mandali, the body of a school guard was found bearing gunshot wounds.
A bomb in Baquba wounded two people, including a civilian.
A bomb wounded a soldier in Saidiya.
Four gunmen were killed and two soldiers were wounded during a clash in Chabbab.
A sticky bomb wounded a lawyer near Hilla.