Bombers Return to Baghdad; 78 Killed, 100 Wounded

In Anbar:

In Falluja, several mortars struck in and around hospital property. Eight civilians were killed and 10 more were wounded during air strikes. Earlier 13 people were killed and 21 were wounded in more air strikes. Four militants were killed and four more were wounded in clashes.

Seven militants were killed and five more were wounded during operations in Saqlawiya.

Security forces in Ramadi killed four militants.


Four people were killed and eight more were wounded when a bomber blew up at a Husseiniya cafe.

In Baghdad, two people were killed and nine more were wounded when a bomb blew up in the Doura neighborhood. A bomb killed three people and wounded seven more at an Abu Dsheer wedding reception. Two people were killed and five more were wounded when a bomb exploded at a checkpoint. A bomb in Suleikh killed one soldier and wounded two more.

Three people were killed and nine more were wounded in Yusufiya when a bomb exploded at a market.

Gunmen in Madaen killed one person and wounded four more.

The body of a policeman, kidnapped from Shirqat, was found by his relatives; however, the body was rigged with explosives and killed his father and brother and also wounded a second brother when it blew up.

Gunmen killed a Sahwa member and wounded two relatives in Buhriz.

In Tikrit, gunmen killed a police officer. A roadside bomb wounded a civilian. An attack on Sahwa members left one dead and two wounded.

Gunmen killed a truck driver in Mosul.

A sticky bomb wounded six soldiers in Daquq.

In Jurf al-Sakhar, a bomb killed a soldier and wounded four more. Security forces killed an al-Qaeda leader.

Seventeen militants were killed during operations in Shura and Qayara.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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