Saddam Nephew among 151 Killed in Iraq

The Bzeibez Bridge was opened to all refugees from Anbar. Previously, refugees were refused passage if they did not have sponsors in Baghdad. Some of the refugees might travel beyond Baghdad. Others do not know where they are going to take refuge.

The U.S. military will send 1,000 anti-tank missiles to help forces retake Ramadi. Meanwhile, the Iraqi government is asking for volunteer fighters.

Clashes were reported in Khalidiya, Abu Flies, and Mudheij.

At least 151 people, mostly militants, were killed. Another 30 were wounded:

In Baiji, militants reported the death of a nephew of Saddam Hussein. Ibrahim Sabawi Hassan while fighting security personnel. Airstrikes killed many militants.

In Falluja, two people were killed and three were wounded in artillery fire. Six militants were killed and nine were wounded during airstrikes.

Security forces in Tal Garad killed 75 militants.

In Garma, 27 militants were killed.

Airstrikes left 22 militants dead and 18 wounded in Tal Afar.

At the Mosul Dam, eight militants were killed.

Six militants were killed in Makhmour.

Four militants were killed in Amiriyat al-Falluja.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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