78 Killed in Iraq; Bombs Rattle Baghdad, Shirqat
Security forces intend
to dig a trench around the city of Fallujah in order to monitor entry
into the city. New identity cards will be issued as well. It is unclear when
residents will be able to return to the destroyed city. Officials have been discussing that
At least 78 people were killed and 57 were wounded:
A bomb in Baghdad killed
one militiaman and wounded four more. Another bomb killed one person and
wounded six in Doura. A bomb in Jisr Diyala killed
two people and wounded seven more. Two
people were killed and nine were wounded in Haramat.
Near Osaji a bomb killed
a girl who was trying to escape to Peshmerga territory with her father.
In Kirkuk, a man was killed
and tortured, perhaps over his political tattoos.
Peshmerga were wounded in a chemical attack on their position in Tal
militants were killed and nine were wounded in an attack in the Valley
Security forces killed
a militant official and wounded several more in Abu Saida.
In Hud, security forces killed
three militants and wounded two more.
Dozens of militants were killed
Dozens more were killed