At least 42 people were killed and 69 more were wounded today. Although clashes continued across Anbar province, most of the casualties took place elsewhere in Iraq.
In Latifiya, a bomb at a market killed five civilians and wounded nine more. Gunmen shot up a checkpoint, where two soldiers were killed and five more were wounded; three of the gunmen were killed and one more was wounded.
In Mosul, a policeman was shot dead at a checkpoint. An I.E.D. killed a civilian and wounded another in the Shura neighborhood. In Quosiyat, a bomb killed one civilian and wounded two more. Three gunmen were killed when they attacked a different checkpoint.
A bombing in Falluja left one dead and five wounded, including children.
Five soldiers were wounded in an I.E.D. bombing in Jurf al-Sakhar.
An oil pipeline near Kirkuk was bombed. The pipeline saw an average of one attack per week last year, but crews are able to make repairs quickly.
A doctor was kidnapped in Baquba.