16 Killed in Iraq Small Arms Attacks

The Iraqi government released its October casualty figures. Authorities reported 964 people were killed. That number included civilians and security personnel. Another 1,600 people were wounded. Antiwar.com, which compiles figures using various media sources, found that 1,370 people were killed and 2,361 were wounded during the month. These figures include militants, foreigners and executed convicts.

In today’s attacks, at least 16 more were killed and 13 were wounded.

In Mosul, four policemen were shot dead. Gunmen killed a civilian.

An I.E.D. near Samarra killed two federal policemen and wounded three more when it exploded.

In Baghdad, mortars killed three Sahwa members and wounded two more at a Arab Jabour checkpoint.

A roadside bomb killed two Sahwa members in Jurf al-Sakhar.

Gunmen in Sada killed an army colonel, while wounding his wife and two children on their way to school.

A small arms attack in Balad left one policeman dead and four more wounded.

In Falluja, a sniper killed one policeman and wounded another.

A gunman was killed during an operation near Rawa.

Gunmen attacked an oil field in Wassit province. Their goal was robbery, but some of the workers may have been kidnapped.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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