164 Killed in Iraq; Bombers Strike near Shi’ite Shrine
Shi’ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr threatened to kill British
soldiers if they participate in the upcoming Mosul operations.
At least 164 people were killed and 57 were wounded:
In Baghdad, a bomb killed
21 people and wounded 35 more at the entrance to the Kadhimiya
district, where an important Shi’ite Shrine is located. Two
people were killed and four were wounded in a blast in Obedi.
A bomb at a market in Abu Ghraib killed
three people and wounded 11 more.
Peshmerga were wounded in an attack in the Valley of Oil yesterday.
A bomb wounded
two soldiers in Jurf al-Sakhar.
In Mosul, at least 103
militants were killed, apparently while fleeing the battlefields
An airstrike on Qaim left 12
militants dead, including officials.
militants were killed in a strike on Khalidiya.
In Qayara, a strike killed