At least 96
people were killed across Iraq today, while another 95 were wounded.
The military broke its self-imposed truce in Falluja.
In the northern village of Ghazil, gunmen attacked a
group of policemen protecting oil pipelines. The ensuing clashes lasted over an
hour and left 26
policemen dead and another 10 wounded.
In Falluja, military artillery strikes resumed
despite the truce; five
people were killed and 10 more were injured. A civilian
was killed and 15 others were wounded during a separate shelling attack.
A sticky bomb in Haditha wounded
a councilman and two bodyguards.
bomber in Anbar province harmed a number of people delivering food.
militants were killed in security operations.
militants were killed south of Baghdad in Jurf al-Sakhar.
In Mosul, seven
people were killed in six shootings. A bomb wounded
three soldiers. A prison
employee was wounded in a separate blast.
A roadside bomb on a highway near Baiji killed
three policemen and the four detainees they were escorting. At least three
policemen were wounded.
A bomb near bicycle shops in Sadr City left six
dead and 21 wounded.
In Baghdad, a bomb left three
wounded in Hurriya. A policeman
was killed and two more were wounded in a blast in Siniya. A bicycle bomb in Waziriya killed
three and wounded 12 more.
person was killed and three more were wounded in a drive-by shooting in Tarmiya.
A roadside bomb near Shirqat killed
one person and wounded four more.
A blast in Tuz Khormato wounded
A bomb wounded
a policeman in Madaen.