69 Killed, 38 Wounded Across Iraq As Pilgrims Are Attacked

Pilgrims continued to be targeted in Baghdad, as were militants in Anbar province.


In Ramadi, 35 militants were killed.

In Falluja, air strikes left nine militants dead. Four people were killed, including an imam, and five more were wounded in shelling. Seven family members were wounded when a shell fell on their home. An unknown number of militants were killed in more air strikes. Two suicide bombers were killed.

Violent clashes took place in Garma.


Repairmen have finally reached an important oil pipeline in northern Iraq that has been inoperative since militants took it over three months ago. The pipeline carries oil to Turkey.

In Baghdad, a bomb killed one pilgrim and wounded 12 more in the Kadhimiya district.

In Mosul, gunmen killed a policeman and a civilian. Two civilians were wounded in a blast. A general and two colonels were killed in a blast. Nine people were wounded in a double bombing.

Mortars killed three people and wounded a woman in Shirqat. Gunmen killed three people.

A bomb in Arab Jabour killed three soldiers.

Two policemen were killed and three were wounded by a bomb in Tuz Khormato.

In Tikrit, gunmen killed a policeman.

Gunmen killed a pharmacist in Basra.

Twelve homes owned by police but abandoned due to security issues were blown up in Suleiman Bek.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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