Blasts Target Baghdad Suburbs; 183 Killed Across Iraq

A series of blasts and an attack took place in the Greater Baghdad region. Across the country, at least 183 were killed and 85 more were wounded. Most of the dead were militants.

The number of people reportedly slaughtered by Shi’ite militants in Barwana was revised by two more dead to a total of 72 killed. The militants are accused of killing the civilians while Iraqi military forces watched.

Seven people were killed and 21 were wounded when three suicide bombers struck at a checkpoint in Meshahda.

A Coalition airstrike in Mosul killed nine civilians and wounded seven more.

In Tarmiya, four people were killed, including a civilian, and 11 were wounded in a blast at a checkpoint.

Four people were killed and 12 more were wounded in a bombing in Yusufiya. A dumped body was found.

Gunmen killed three soldiers and wounded eight at a checkpoint in Abu Ghraib.

A blast in Mahmoudiya left two dead and 10 wounded.

In Latifiya, a woman was killed and two others were wounded during a bombing.

Four Peshmerga forces were wounded in Aski-Mosul during clashes that left 30 militants dead.

In Baghdad, a dumped body was found. Another body was discovered separately. Eight militants were killed.

Two civilians were shot dead in Tuz.

In al-Baghdadi, 40 militants were killed.

An airstrike killed 17 militants in Khafsa.

In Ratba, an airstrike killed 16 militants and wounded 10 more.

Peshmerga forces in Daquq killed 15 militants.

Eight militants were killed in Shurtan.

Security forces killed four militants in the Thar Thar region.

Three militants were killed in Sinjar.

In Safra, two militants were killed.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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