20 Killed in Iraq Attacks, 12 More Executed

At least 20 people were killed and 35 more were wounded in today’s attacks. Another 12 were executed.

The Iraqi government announced it executed 12 men convicted of terrorism offences. At least 144 other death sentences have been carried out this year.

In Mosul, a roadside bomb killed a policeman and wounded three more. Four bombs targeting a brigadier general wounded 14 policemen, including a deputy director. A policeman and a Shabak civilian were shot dead in different locations. An I.E.D. wounded a man and his son.

A bomb in Madaen left one soldier dead and five wounded, including three civilians.

A bomb at a policeman’s home in Abu Ghraib killed his mother while wounding his son and two bystanders. A separate I.E.D killed an employee of the agriculture ministry.

In Baghdad, a bomb killed one person and wounded two more.

Gunmen killed a sheikh and his son, who was a Sahwa member, in Adhaim.

In Muqdadiya, gunmen killed the head of a lawyer’s association.

Gunmen wounded an army captain in Falluja.

A roadside bomb in Qadisiya wounded the leader of Tikrit’s municipal council and his driver.

Border guards killed seven militants who were about to stage an attack near Qaim.

Three gunmen were wounded in a clash that occurred when they tried to attack a water plant in Hit.

At least three more people were killed in Diyala province shootings.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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