Mostly Militants Among 92 Killed, 23 Wounded in Iraq

The only fighting reported in Anbar was in and around Falluja. The hospital was struck by artillery fire just a day after the Iraqi government denied it was intentionally shelling the hospital there. Across the country at least, 92 Iraqis were killed and 23 more were wounded.


In the area of Falluja, security forces killed a militant leader and a sniper. Seven gunmen were killed. Artillery fire left five dead and 10 wounded. The hospital was damaged during the air strikes. At the university, 13 gunmen were killed in clashes. Twenty militants were killed in the Jebayl district.


Seven bodies bearing gunshot wounded were delivered to the Basra morgue during the last few days.

In Mosul, gunmen killed a policeman during a home invasion. Five Turkmen farmers were shot to death.

Two people were killed and five more were wounded during shelling in Khalis.

A bomb in Tuz killed two family members and wounded four more. Four people were killed and one was wounded, all from the same family, during a separate attack.

In Qayara, a bomb killed three policemen.

Gunmen killed three soldiers in Shirqat.

Two Sahwa members were killed and a third one was wounded in a small arms attack in Arab Jabour.

Gunmen killed a Sahwa member and kidnapped a second one at their Baiji checkpoint.

The body of a man was found in a river near Baquba.

In Muqdadiya, a bomb wounded two policemen.

Fourteen militants were killed during an operation near Adhaim.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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