At least four people were killed, and 80 were wounded in the latest violence:
In Nasariya, at least four
people were killed and about 70
were injured during clashes between anti-government protesters and
supporters of Shi’ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr. Sadr’s supporters are accused
of shooting at protesters, spraying them with disinfectant, and throwing
petrol bombs at protester’s tents.
Sadr’s followers also attacked a camp in Baghdad’s Tahrir Square, but no casualties were reported. Separately, alleged militiamen raided a massage parlor as part of an overnight string of attacks on parlors and liquor stores in the capital; two women were beaten.
In Daquq, an I.E.D. wounded four soldiers.
A bomb in Salah ad-Din province wounded two militiamen.
Gunmen wounded a man and his son during a drive-by shooting in Kanaan.