36 Iraqis Killed in Bombings, Home Invasions

The violence shifted back east into Diyala province where several bombings targeted civilians. Another family was killed south of the capital where gunmen have taken up storming homes. At least 36 people were killed and 69 more were wounded.

Six people were killed in Yusifiya when gunmen stormed their home as they were ritually preparing a body for burial.

In Baquba, a bomb killed five people and wounded 13 more at a marketplace.

Three people were killed in a bombing in Huwaish that also left at least 12 wounded.

Three people were killed and five more were wounded in blast at a marketplace in Khalis.

A bomb near a Latifiya cafe left four dead and 14 wounded.

In Baghdad, a blast at a Nahrawan soccer field left three dead and 14 wounded.

In Mosul, gunmen killed two people. A sticky bomb killed a policeman. A senior policeman was gunned down. A journalist was killed when a bomb planted on his car exploded.

Three dumped bodies were found in northern Iraq.

In Falluja, gunmen killed a man and wounded his brother. A civilian was gunned down separately.

A suicide bomber wounded at least five people at a husseiniya in Kirkuk. A gunman was killed.

Near Balad, five bodyguards were wounded in an assassination attempt on Salah ad Din’s governor.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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