Home Invasion and Bomb Rattle Town near Balad; Nine Killed Across Iraq

The Director-General of the Planning Ministry, Qusay Abdulfattah, warns that rebuilding Iraq will cost over $88 billion. He and other officials spoke at the International Conference for the Reconstruction of Iraq in Kuwait.

Separately, the United States Department of Defense requested $1.4 billion to continue anti-Islamic State programs in Iraq and Syria.

At least nine people were killed, and 12 were wounded:

Gunmen near Balad in Farhatiya killed three people at a residence. Police rushing to the home encountered a roadside bomb. The explosion killed one policeman and wounded three more.

One person was killed and two more were wounded when old explosives were set off in Mazraa.

A roadside bomb killed a civilian and wounded his wife near Adhaim.

In Baghdad, a sticky bomb killed a man.

Four people were injured when a bomb exploded in Latifiya.

In Abbara, a bomb wounded an official and his uncle.

Two militants were killed in Mosul.

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Author: Margaret Griffis

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