Funeral Bombing, Other Attacks Leave 33 Iraqis Dead, 131 Wounded

At least 33 Iraqis were killed and 131 were wounded in a series of attacks in central and northern Iraq. A retaliatory attack against a Sunni funeral took place in Baghdad while bombing against civilians and security personnel took place in the north.

In Baghdad, a suicide bomber killed 16 people and wounded at least 42 more when he entered a funeral tent for a Sunni man in the Doura neighborhood. Gunmen killed two young men in Mashtal. Two dumped bodies were found in Husseiniya. In Adhamiya yesterday, a Sahwa official was assassinated.

A suicide car bomber detonated his explosives in a residential neighborhood of Kirkuk where he wounded 51 people. Within the neighborhood is a Kurdish educational center and the home of a Christian lawmaker. A separate bombing wounded five policemen.

In Mosul, five policemen were killed and 20 more security members were wounded when two bombs were detonated at a checkpoint south of the city. A roadside bomb targeting a convoy killed two soldiers and wounded two more. Gunmen killed a policeman at his home. A bomb wounded two civilians. Seven civilians were wounded when bombs demolished a number of homes.

A civilian was killed and another was wounded when gunmen shot at their car in Abu Saida.

A Sahwa member was shot dead in Shurqat.

An explosion near Saidiya wounded a soldier.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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