Attacks in Anbar and Baghdad; 174 Killed across Iraq

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that 42 Yazidi women from Iraq were sold into bondage to Islamic State militants in Syria.

At least 174 were killed and 90 were wounded in the violence:

A car bomb and small arms attack in Nadheem al-Taqseem left 14 soldiers dead and 27 wounded. Six militants were also killed, and another 10 were wounded.

In Hit, artillery and rocket attacks killed nine people and wounded 13 at the irrigation department.

Five Turkmen were executed in Tal Afar.

In Baghdad, a bomb in Shabb killed six and wounded 16 more. A bomb wounded four on Palestine Street.

Shelling in Albu Shejil left three dead and four wounded.

Two people were killed, one of them a child, and six were wounded by a blast in Mahmoudiya.

In Shirqat, militants executed a former candidate for the provincial council.

In Akkashat, 47 militants were killed in airstrikes.

Airstrikes in Tuz Khormato left 25 militants dead and 10 wounded.

In Samarra, 23 militants were killed.

Peshmerga forces killed 15 militants in Sinjar.

In Mosul, five militants were killed. One of them is believed to be an advisor to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

In Baiji, four militants were killed at the refinery. At least five others were also killed.

Four militants were killed in Garma.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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