At least 75 people were killed and 98 more were wounded in attacks across the northern half of Iraq. While bombers were very active today, it was the discovery of dumped bodies across Baghdad that chillingly reminded residents of the height of sectarian warfare in the capital.
In Baghdad, eight dumped bodies were discovered, blindfolded and shot in Doura. Another six shot bodies were found in a Shula canal. Five family members were shot to death at their home in Hurriya. Gunmen killed a man waiting at a bus stop in Bayaa; seven more were wounded. A bomb and mortar fire killed three people in Doura and wounded three others. A roadside bomb in an industrial area of Talibiya left one dead and four wounded. Mortars killed at least two more and wounded five across southern neighborhoods.
Four suicide bombers were killed in a clash as they attacked a Ramadi police station. Another suicide car bomber was also involved in the complex attack, which left five policemen dead and 18 more wounded.
In Mosul, three people were shot to death in several incidents. Gunmen also attacked a police station, where they wounded a policeman and a detainee. A bomb killed four soldiers and wounded seven more.
The bodies of two young men were found in Dahuk.
A bomb in Qaim killed one soldier and wounded two more.
A civilian was gunned down in Khan Bani Saad.
An I.E.D. killed a policeman in Tikrit.
A bomb in Hashimiya wounded three soldiers.