Bombers Strike in Baghdad and Southern Iraq: 124 Killed, 81 Wounded

Bombers targeted Baghdad and several cities south of the capital. Airstrikes continued in the north and west. Overall at least 124 people were killed and 81 were wounded.

In Baghdad, a bomb killed three people and wounded 14 more in the Bayaa district. Ten people were killed and 27 were wounded during two bomb attacks in New Baghdad. A civilian was killed in Saidiya.

A bomb in Diwaniya killed six people and wounded 16 more.

In Najaf, a bomb killed five people and wounded 12 more.

Three people were killed and 12 were wounded when a car bomb exploded near a Karbala bus stop.

Gunmen killed a colonel, who was also a pilot, as he left his home in Hit.

Twenty former Sahwa members were kidnapped in Riyadh.

In Mosul, airstrikes killed 17 militants.

An airstrike in Falluja killed 13 militants and wounded several more near a mosque. A "minister of war" and several aides were also killed.  Fifty more were killed during a strike in the Nazzal neighborhood.

Nine militants were killed during airstrikes in the Horan Valley.

Security forces in al-Sger killed five militants.

While liberating two villages in Bashiqa, Peshmerga forces killed dozens of militants.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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