Executions, Bombings and Airstrikes Leave 113 Dead across Iraq

Airstrikes on Islamic State targets near the Syrian border in Karabla left at least eight militant leaders dead, according to hospital officials. The Iraqi government believes that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who is the head of ISIS/DAASH, was among those killed or wounded in the attack, but there is no confirmation that he is among the casualties.

At least 113 were killed in that and other attacks across Iraq. Another 67 were wounded.

In Baghdad, a bomb killed two people and wounded seven more in the Dawanmi neighborhood. A bomb at a bazaar in Nahrawan left two dead and five wounded.

Two people were killed and eight were wounded when a bomb exploded in Mahmoudiya.

Ten people were beheaded in Hawija for allegedly cooperating with security forces. Airstrikes killed eight militants and wounded 12 more.

One security member was killed and five were wounded in operations near the Muthanna installation.

A roadside bomb in Etter killed one security member and wound two more.

Six security members were wounded during an near Ramadi.

A security member was wounded in a blast in Albu Issa.

In Nazim al-Thar Thar, several suicide bombers staged an attack that left two security members and four militants wounded.

Militants executed 50 of their own on charges of treason. Most of the executions took place in the Baghdadi area.

Twenty militants were killed and 15 more were wounded during strikes on Albu Shejil.

Near Kirkuk, 13 militants were killed.

In Zankora, 10 militants were killed.

Six militants were killed at the Martyr Majid base.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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