275 Killed across Iraq; Ramadi Operations Stalled

Military operations in Ramadi have stalled. Farhan Mohammed, a provincial councilmember, blamed Shi’ite forces for ignoring orders from Anbar’s leadership. He also complained that the Iraqi and U.S. militaries keep sending advisors, causing delays.

At least 275 were killed, either recently or in an airstrike two weeks ago in Hawija. Another 27 were wounded.

The number of victims killed in an airstrike near Hawija almost two weeks ago has been revised. The number of bodies removed from what was reported as a bomb-making factory now stands at 170, or a hundred more than in earlier reports.

A bombing near a girl’s school in Mukhisa left four dead and six wounded.

In Amiriyat al-Falluja, mortars killed five policemen and wounded six more; at least two more people were wounded.

Four soldiers were killed in a suicide bombing in Garma. Ten militants were killed in an operation.

In Baiji, four policemen were killed and six were wounded in a blast.

Militants in Abu Ghraib killed one soldier and wounded four more.

One person was killed and three more were wounded during a rocket attack in Taji.

Unknown gunmen killed a militant leader in Hit.

Another militant leader was killed in the Hamrin Hills during an operation.

Peshmerga forces killed 18 militants in Aski Mosul.

In Falahat, 13 militants were killed.

Eleven militants were killed near the Baiji refinery.

Another 11 were killed in Khorsabad.

Security forces killed nine militants near Falluja.

Six militants were killed in Habaniya.

In Fatha, five militants were killed.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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