Mass Grave Found in Fallujah; 125 Killed in Iraq
Colonel Chris Garver, the U.S. military spokesman in
on the deployment of a floating bridge on the Tigris River near Qayara.
Ten U.S. soldiers helped Iraqi security forces set up the bridge, which will be
an essential tool in the upcoming operation to free Mosul.
At least 125 people were killed and 45 were wounded:
A mass grave containing 25
victims was found in Fallujah.
In Baghdad, a woman
and four children were killed when mortars landed on the al-Salam
displaced persons camp; at least seven
others were wounded. A suicide
six people, including three policemen, and wounded
15 more at a Shoala market. A blast killed
two civilians and wounded five more in Saidiya. In Rashidiya,
intelligence officers were shot dead. Iraqi forces killed
two suicide bombers.
A bomb at a Yusufiya market left three
dead and nine wounded.
militiamen were killed when a booby-trapped house exploded in Garma.
In Mosul, militants executed 17 of their commanders for
deserting the frontlines at Qayara.
Airstrikes left 16
militants dead in Baghdadi.
Clashes in Bazwaya left eight
militants dead and five wounded.
militants were killed in a strike on Jazirat al-Khalidiya.
militants were killed in strikes on Albu Ali al-Jassim.
A strike on Shirqat killed
In Hawija, a strike killed
a militant communication expert and several bodyguards.