String of Bombings in Baghdad; 47 Killed across Iraq

A report released by Minority Rights Group International outlines the abuses and war crimes that minority ethnic groups in Iraq are suffering at the hands of Islamic State militants.

At least 43 people were killed and 47 were wounded.

In Baghdad, a bomb killed three people in Saidiya and wounded at least four others. Katyusha rockets killed three people and wounded nine more in Doura. A car bomb in a northern neighborhood wounded three people, including a lieutenant colonel. Security forces killed a suicide bomber in Adhamiya.

Six dumped bodies were found in Husseiniya.

A roadside bomb in Yusufiya left six dead.

Three people were killed by a blast in Sabaa al-Bour.

Mortars killed two people in Adhaim.

In Dujail, a sniper killed a child and wounded five other people.

A civilian was gunned down in Khalis.

In Abu Saida, a civilian was shot dead.

A civilian was killed in Baquba.

Clashes in Samarra left 25 wounded militiamen and unknown number of militant casualties.

Near Rutba, a soldier was wounded in a blast that involved two suicide bombers at his checkpoint.

Peshmerga forces repelled an attack on Sinjar, killing a number of militants.

Ten militants were killed in Ramadi.

Three militants were killed in Falluja.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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