Bloody Attacks Continue in Iraq: 56 Killed, 54 Wounded

Shelling killed 11 people and wounded four more in Falluja. Four militants were killed and five more were wounded in a military operation.

A suicide car bomber attacked a checkpoint in Ramadi, where he killed one policeman and wounded five more. Two militants were killed in a clash.

Gunmen in Hit killed a policeman and wounded two more.

In Saqlawiya, 18 militants were killed.

Gunmen wounded two policemen in al-Jiri.


In Baghdad, four militants were killed. The bodies of seven family members kidnapped a few days ago from Jaarar were found. A bomb killed a Sahwa member in Radwaniya. A civilian was gunned down in Yusufiya.

In Mosul, two bodies were found dumped in a container. A bomb wounded two civilians. Nine people were wounded, including civilians, in a bomb blast. One soldier was killed and seven more were wounded in a blast.

One policeman was killed and four more were wounded in a blast in Shirqat. 1 4

A sticky bomb killed a civilian in Husseiniya.

Ten soldiers were wounded in a roadside blast in Jurf al-Sakhar.

In Saniya, a bomb wounded three soldiers.

Gunmen attacked the Basra home of a lawmaker, but only wounded one of her bodyguards. Security forces

Clashes took place in Riyadh, but the number of casualties was not reported.

Several militants were killed during operations across Nineva province.

In Muqdadiya, a merchant was abducted from his home by uniformed militants.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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