Heavy Fighting Kills Dozens in Fallujah; 29 Others Killed in Iraq
Interior Minister Mohammed al-Ghabban, a senior
member of the Badr Organization assured
the public that attacks on displaced civilians were not systemic, but he also
admitted they are not entirely preventable. Some of the Shi’ite militiamen
accused of war crimes are allied with the Badr Organization.
At least 29 were killed and 13 more were wounded:
In Baghdad, a suicide bomber killed
seven soldiers at a Yusufiya checkpoint. Two people were
killed and eight were wounded when a bomb blew up near a produce
storehouse. A civilian
was shot dead in Ghazaliya. During a home invasion in Zaafaraniyah,
employee and her son were murdered.
person was killed and five were wounded when a bomb exploded in Husseiniyah.
In Saqra, an airstrike killed
militants were killed in Awaj by security forces.
Security forces left two
militants dead in Juba.
was killed in Hit.
Heavy fighting in Fallujah and Zankura left
dozens of militants dead.