Anbar Clashes, Baghdad Bombings: 98 Killed, 135 Wounded

At least 98 people were killed, and another 135 were wounded. Although fighting in Anbar was the cause of many casualties, bombers struck again in Baghdad.

Even though no battles were reported in Falluja, heavy fighting in Ramadi continued. At least 18 civilians and 22 soldiers were killed. Another 58 people were wounded. Clans in Falluja are forming their own forces and hope they can free the city without the help of the Iraqi army. Some may have joined the militants, though.

In Baghdad, a pair of bombs in the Shabb neighborhood killed 11 people and wounded 30 more. Three people were killed and six more were wounded in a blast in Bab al-Muadham. Another two bombings left two killed and 13 wounded. A bomb in Jamila killed four and wounded 12 more. An unidentified body was found in Bayaa. Gunmen killed a civilian.

In Mosul, 18 gunmen were killed trying to take over a part of the city. An I.E.D. killed a civilian and wounded another. Police killed a gunman.

Five people were killed and 10 more were wounded in a blast in Sadr City.

Six drivers were murdered at a fake checkpoint near Adhaim.

A bomb in Jurf al-Sakhar killed two soldiers and wounded three more.

In Qayara, a bomb killed one oil policeman and wounded another.

Two gunmen were killed in Latifiya.

A bomb injured a policeman in Kirkuk.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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