More Bombs For Baghdad, Clashes in Anbar; 59 Killed, 119 Wounded

At least 59 people were killed and 119 more were wounded in fresh violence. Baghdad suffered a bombing spree, while clashes continued in Anbar province. Scattered attacked occurred across Iraq, even into the south.

In Baghdad, a bomb killed nine people and wounded 16 more at a bus terminal in the Allawi neighborhood; it may have been targeting army recruits. A separate bombing killed five people and wounded at least 11 in Hurriya. A roadside bomb on Mansour killed one person and wounded three more.

A pair of bombs at a Tuz Khormato supermarket left 10 dead and 35 wounded.

Clashes erupted in Abu Ghraib, but it was shelling that killed eight civilians and wounded 17 more. Gunmen attacked an army base; at least six more people were killed.

In Ramadi, four elite military officers were executed. Two suicide bombers were killed.

Three gunmen were killed and two more were wounded during ongoing clashes in Khalidiya. Hundreds of families have fled the town.

Near Khalidiya in Girtan, clashes left one soldier dead and three more wounded.

In Mosul, a sticky bomb wounded a cameraman and his driver. A cleric was shot dead. Police discovered a dumped body. A bomb wounded a lieutenant colonel and eight bodyguards. A soldier was wounded in a bomb blast.

Two policemen were killed in a shooting in Baiji.

In Salah ad Din province, gunmen killed a SWAT commander and his driver.

A woman was stabbed and stoned to death in Qadisiya.

An intelligence officer was shot dead in Tikrit.

In Shirqat, three policemen were wounded in a blast. Three Sahwa members were also wounded in an attack on their checkpoint.

A bomb in Baquba wounded three SWAT members and a civilian.

One person was killed and three more were wounded in other attacks across Diyala province.

In Jurf al-Sakhar, a bomb wounded a policeman.

Gunmen wounded an information officer in Basra.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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