242 Killed in Iraq; Khalidiya Operation Succesful

At least 242 people were killed and 10 more wounded:

Militants executed 12 people in Hawija who were among thousands trying to escape their rule. Airstrikes killed 10 militants.

In Baghdad, gunmen killed a currency exchange operator and wounded his friend.

A suicide bomber attacked a Shi’ite checkpoint near Baquba, killing a militiaman and wounding three others.

About 200 militants were killed in security operations in Khalidiya. Authorities say the area is mostly secure now.

Ten militants were killed in an airstrike against Albu Bali.

Peshmerga forces killed five militants and wounded six more in Daquq.

In Mosul, strikes left two militant leaders dead.

In Qaim, dozens of militants were killed in strikes.

An unknown number of militants were killed when an airstrike destroyed 17 oil tankers near Qayara.

Peshmerga forces shelled a number of targets around Sinjar, but the number of casualties is

Author: Margaret Griffis

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