369 Killed in Iraq Fighting; Kurds Threaten To Leave Parliament

The head of the Kurdistan Security Council, Masrour Barzani, accused Baghdad of keeping funds meant for the Kurdish region, while still subsidizing regions under militant control and paying salaries to unofficial militias. Baghdad claims that the Kurds have not contributed their fair share as promised in an oil agreement. The dispute could encourage the Kurds to withdraw from parliament.

At least 369 people were killed. Most of them were militants. Another 27 were wounded.

In Tikrit, militants beheaded four civilians, including a council member. An I.E.D. killed an officer.

Four soldiers were killed and 14 more were killed when three suicide bombers struck in Tarmiya.

In Baghdad, three people were killed and 11 more were wounded by a blast in the Shabb neighborhood.

Two policemen were killed and five more were wounded by a blast in Yousifiya.

Security forces discovered militants attempting to plant a bomb on a bridge in Garma. Three security personnel were killed or wounded. Eight militants were also killed. At least 17 other militants were killed in fighting.

Militants executed nine members of the Mehamda tribe in Falluja.

A mass grave was discovered in Saidiya, but the number of victims buried in it has not been determined.

In Mosul, militants severely damaged the Mar Korkis church. Two doctors were executed. Artillery fire killed 23 militants.

Security forces killed 120 militants in Ramadi.

Authorities in Mosul say that 111 militant bodies were delivered to them from Salah ad Din province. A large number of militant casualties were transported to Mosul from the battlefields near Kirkuk as well.

An airstrike in Jazira left 30 militants dead.

In Daquq, a suicide bomber was killed. Seventeen militants were killed in an airstrike.

An airstrike killed eight militants in al-Sger.

In Saqlawiya, five suicide bombers were killed.

Turkmen forces liberated two villages near Bashir and killed five militants.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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