Bombers returned to Baghdad on Saturday, killing dozens of people in Shi’ite neighborhoods. Overall, at least 279 were killed and 144 more were wounded.
In Baghdad, a car bomb killed 10 people in Karrada. Nine people were killed and 18 were wounded in a blast in Amin. Two bombs in Amil killed 10 and wounded 34 more. In Zaafaraniya, another bomb killed six and wounded 13 more. At least three more people were wounded in these attacks.
A bombing at a Yusufiya market killed two and wounded two more.
A roadside bomb in Mussayab wounded a woman and her two children while they were out herding sheep.
Authorities at a morgue in Kirkuk reported that 49 unidentified bodies had been buried by them in a cemetery.
Parts of Abu Ghraib were recaptured after clashes, but many families had to flee the fighting.
Airstrikes in Duluiya killed 71 militants.
Forty militants were killed in an airstrike in Mosul.
Among the 33 militants killed during an airstrike in Baiji were a number of foreign nationals.
An airstrike killed 26 militants, including a leader, in Saidiya.
In Ramadi, an airstrike killed 24 militants.
A coalition airstrike in Qaim targeted a home where senior Islamic State officials were gathered. Dozens were reported killed and wounded. At least 23 militants were killed, including nine leaders. Forty were reported wounded.
A militant convoy was bombed near Mosul.
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