Bombs, Shootings Take Their Toll Across Iraq; 43 Killed, 76 Wounded

At least 43 people were killed and 76 more were wounded in today’s attacks. Mosul suffered from several attacks.


Seven civilians were killed and 20 more were wounded from shelling in Falluja. Ten militants were killed.

Near Haditha, a bomb killed one policeman and wounded another.

Seven militants were killed in a clash in Numaniya.


In Mosul, a roadside bomb killed three policemen and wounded 12 others.. Two policemen were wounded in a separate roadside bombing. A bomb wounded two civilians. Seven militants were killed. A bomb wounded three soldiers. And officer and a soldier were wounded in another bombing. A policeman was shot dead. Also, bombs targeted a convoy carrying the Turkish consul general but no casualties were reported.

Two gunmen were killed as they tried to plant a bomb south of Mosul.

A farmer and a truck driver were killed in separate attacks near Baquba.

A roadside bomb in Farisiya killed one soldier and wounded two more.

A roadside bomb killed one policeman and wounded another in Imam Weis.

In Basra, a goldsmith was shot dead.

In Baghdad, gunmen shot up a joint checkpoint in Doura, where they wounded five security members. A roadside bomb in Ghazaliya wounded five policemen.

Four civilians were wounded in a blast in Shirqat.

In Baiji, two policemen were kidnapped.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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