164 Killed in Iraq; Bombers Strike near Shi’ite Shrine

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

Militants burned
alive a family of three
that was fleeing Rashad, including a
two-year-old girl. Another family came across a bomb that killed
one member and wounded two children

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
surrounding Mosul.

An airstrike on Qaim left 12
militants dead
, including officials.

A dozen
militants were killed
in a strike on Khalidiya.

In Qayara, a strike killed
seven militants

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