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At least 43 people were killed, and 53 others were wounded:

Security forces killed 39 militants in an operation near Shirqat. One security member was also killed, and five more were wounded.

In Khalis, gunmen wounded a civilian.

A bomb wounded a militia commander in Garma.

A Turkish air strike killed a member of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (P.K.K.) in Sinjar.

Protest News:

In Baghdad, clashes left two protesters dead and at least 23 wounded; 23 security personnel were also wounded.

Author: Margaret Griffis

Margaret Griffis is a journalist from Miami Beach, Florida and has been covering Iraqi casualties for Antiwar.com since 2006.

Source: Antiwar.com

At least three people were killed, and seven people were wounded:

A anti-ISIS operation in Kirkuk left three militants dead and seven wounded.

An ISIS sniper wounded a militiaman in Jalawla.

Four people were wounded during an attack in Mansouriya.

In Mansouriya, two people were kidnapped.

A kidnapping victim was released in Qara Tapa after a ransom was paid.

Protest News:

Riot police were reported setting fire to tents in Baghdad’s Tahrir Square.

Also, a student at a religious institute in Najaf has tested positive for COVID-19 (coronavirus) after returning from Iran.

Author: Margaret Griffis

Margaret Griffis is a journalist from Miami Beach, Florida and has been covering Iraqi casualties for Antiwar.com since 2006.

Source: Antiwar.com

At least eight people were killed, and 31 people were wounded:

In Baghdad, seven bomb blasts wounded 17 people across the city. The affected neighborhoods were Abu Dashir, Habibiyah, Ma’alif, Mashtal, Shaab, Shuala, and Za’faraniyah. Gunmen killed a civilian and a policeman. A civil servant was shot dead in Sadr City.

Gunmen killed a civilian in Juba.

A Iraq soldier was killed during an attack in Baquba.

In Zaghniya, ISIS militants wounded three policemen.

Two militiamen were wounded at their camp in Jurf al-Nasr (Jurf al-Sakr) when a stored hand grenade was detonated.

An ISIS bomb planted in Jalawla left two farmers with injuries.

Two militants were killed during a raid on their hideout in Buhriz.

Protest News:

Security forces and militias attacked protesters at Khulani Square in Baghdad. One person and was killed, and at least a dozen were wounded.

Author: Margaret Griffis

Margaret Griffis is a journalist from Miami Beach, Florida and has been covering Iraqi casualties for Antiwar.com since 2006.

Source: Antiwar.com

At least seven people were killed, and nine people were wounded:

Four young men were killed, and at least three more were wounded when ISIS militants attacked Chaghmagha.

In Wadi Hadar, gunmen killed a man in a drive-by shooting.

An attack on a security post in Zaghniya left one member dead and another wounded.

Militants attacked the home of a mukhtar in Shoura. An army patrol responding to the attack struck a bomb. Three soldiers were wounded.

Authorities began uncovering a mass grave containing about 1,000 ISIS victims.

Protest News:

In Baghdad, a protester was killed in Khulani Square; the man was an army soldier on leave. A grenade wounded two security personnel.

Author: Margaret Griffis

Margaret Griffis is a journalist from Miami Beach, Florida and has been covering Iraqi casualties for Antiwar.com since 2006.

Source: Antiwar.com

At least five people were killed, and 14 were wounded:

Four people were killed and seven were wounded when ISIS attacked a village near Kirkuk.

Near Rashad, an ISIS attack left six security personnel injured.

A body was found in Saidiya.

A clash in Garmiyan left one soldier with injuries.

Protest News:

In Baghdad, a security member was injured by gunmen using “hunting rifles.” Baghdad Operations Command said that many security personnel have been hurt in this manner. The claim comes only a day after the United Nations condemned the use of hunting rifles against protesters. It is unclear who is using the birdshot to injure people.

Author: Margaret Griffis

Margaret Griffis is a journalist from Miami Beach, Florida and has been covering Iraqi casualties for Antiwar.com since 2006.

Source: Antiwar.com

At least one soldier was killed, and several people were found in a mass grave:

Violence Unrelated to Protests

In Ayadiya, authorities unearthed a mass grave containing 32 bodies, mostly employees of the Interior Ministry.

An Iraqi soldier was killed, and another was wounded during a clash in Jalawla.

Three kidnapping victims were liberated in Kifri, and several people were arrested.

Protest News:

A bomb left no casualties when it exploded at a protest in Missan province.

Author: Margaret Griffis

Margaret Griffis is a journalist from Miami Beach, Florida and has been covering Iraqi casualties for Antiwar.com since 2006.

Source: Antiwar.com

At least 15 people were killed, and several foreign workers were wounded in recent violence:

Violence Unrelated to Protests

Unknown gunmen wounded several Chinese workers at an oilfield in Missan province. Some are in critical condition.

In Numaniya, a man attempting to dismantle military waste caused an explosion that killed him and his son.

A sniper killed two policemen in Buhriz.

In Baghdad, a rocket attack on a base hosting U.S. forces left no casualties.

Two kidnapped shepherds were released after their families paid a ransom. The pair had been kidnapped from a village near Tuz Khormato and Kifri.

Ten militants were killed in an air strike in the Hamrin Mountains.

Protest News:

In Baghdad, unidentified gunmen entered a tent near Tahrir Square and shot dead a protester. Thousands of students joined the protesters in Tahrir Square.

Demonstrators blocked a road in Nasariya.

Author: Margaret Griffis

Margaret Griffis is a journalist from Miami Beach, Florida and has been covering Iraqi casualties for Antiwar.com since 2006.

Source: Antiwar.com

At least three people were killed, and 10 were wounded in recent violence:

Protest News:

Several security members were wounded when grenades were tossed at a protest in Baghdad.

Thousands of women held their own all-female protests and marches in Baghdad, Basra, Karbala, Najaf, and Nasariya. They were demonstrating against the violence in recent protests.

Other Violence

An ISIS attack on Khanaqin, in the village of Bahari Taze, left more than three dead. The first fatality was a Peshmerga member at his home. The next was a villager who responded to the first shooting. A second civilian was killed, and seven others were wounded. Army soldiers responding to the shootings struck a landmine on the way to the attack, killing one soldiers, three soldiers were wounded. The village is populated by the Kakai minority.

A rocket attack on the K1 Base near Kirkuk left no casualties. U.S. troops are hosted at the base.

Author: Margaret Griffis

Margaret Griffis is a journalist from Miami Beach, Florida and has been covering Iraqi casualties for Antiwar.com since 2006.

Source: Antiwar.com

At least two people were killed, and 55 were wounded in recent violence:

Protest News:

A protester died of injuries received a few days ago in Najaf. Hassan Ahmed Al-Sa’bari was shot in the head in Sadrain Square.

In Baghdad, authorities reopened the Sinak Bridge for a few hours before protesters retook the bridge. Security forces wounded 17 protesters near Khulani Square.

Security forces wounded 27 demonstrators at protests in Dhi Qar province.

Protesters tried to storm the governor’s home in Hilla. Four of them were taken for medical treatment after they were overcome by tear gas. Separately, a hand grenade was tossed at a mosque, but no casualties were reported.

Also, Shi’ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr ordered his blue hat followers to disband. The group had been harassing anti-government protesters.

Other Violence

In Baghdad, gunmen on motorcycles shot and killed Nizar Dhanoun, the Chief Executive Officer at al-Rasheed TV.

Gunmen seriously wounded a lawyer, Ali Maarij, near the Dhi Qar Appeals Court building in Nasariya.

In Mosul, explosives that were leftover from the ISIS takeover wounded eight people after they lit a fire near the hidden materials. A separate bomb wounded two people.

An ISIS militant was killed in Riyadh.

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At least seven people were killed, and three were wounded in recent violence:

Protest News:

Security forces killed a protester in Nasariya.

Other Violence

In Basra, a naval officer was shot dead at his home.

A bomb wounded three people at a cafe in Khalis.

Five militants were killed during operations in the Mosul region.

No casualties were reported after a bomb blasted a convoy carrying supplies to a base hosting U.S. personnel near Baghdad. The attack occurred on a highway in the Adwaniya area, about 12 miles south of Baghdad.

Author: Margaret Griffis

Margaret Griffis is a journalist from Miami Beach, Florida and has been covering Iraqi casualties for Antiwar.com since 2006.