Suicide Bomber Targets Soldiers; 57 Killed across Iraq

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi was elected to great promise, but a fractured party behind him provides little support to accomplish the work Iraq needs.

Iraqi citizen Yanar Mohammed returned to Iraq from exile in Canada and is now helping Iraqi women overcome the devastating issues that are hurting them.

At least 57 were killed and 10 were wounded:

A suicide truck bomber in Jubba killed 17 soldiers.

Militants executed a woman who was a former parliamentary candidate.

In Abu Saida, shelling wounded two people.

In Tal Afar, an airstrike left 13 militants dead and three wounded.

Security forces killed 10 militants in Albu Faraj.

Six militants were killed and five were wounded during an airstrike on a bomb factory near Falluja.

In Albu Aath, four militants were killed.

Three militant leaders were killed in Shiha, along with dozens of other militants.

Security forces killed a sniper in the Makhoul Mountains. An air strike killed a sharia judge.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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