Mass Grave Found near Mosul; 182 Killed across Iraq

According to the Pentagon, a recent airstrike in Mosul has apparently killed a militant linked to the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya. Australia is investigating reports that two Australians were also killed in airstrikes.

At least 182 were killed and 49 more were wounded:

In Tal Afar, a mass grave containing 70 soldiers was discovered.

Militants executed 26 people in Mosul on charges of spying. An army officer and his son were also executed.

Six soldiers were killed in a triple bombing in Haditha.

In Baghdad, two intelligence officers were killed in a shooting that also left one bystander wounded in Baladiyat; a third person was killed in this or another shooting. A bomb in Abu Dsheer killed two people and wounded seven more.

Five soldiers were killed and seven were wounded by militants in Khafsa.

In the Ramadi area, a suicide bomber killed two soldiers and wounded eight more. Twenty militants were killed in operations.

A suicide bomber killed two soldiers in Habariya.

A bomb killed a Peshmerga officer and wounded three other personnel.

In Muqdadiya, a bomb wounded a Shi’ite militiaman. Another bomb wounded two civilians.

Four soldiers were wounded in a blast in Latifiya.

A sticky bomb planted on a car in Iskandariya wounded a policeman.

In Falluja, mortars killed three soldiers and wounded six more. An airstrike killed six militants and wounded nine more. Another militant and five aides were killed.

Seventeen militants were killed in Garma.

Eight militants were killed in Baiji.

In Sinjar, one militant was killed.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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