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IPFS News Link • Iraq

51 Killed, 78 Wounded in Iraq Bombings, Clashes

•, by Margaret Griffis
Once again, the greater Baghdad area was the scene of multiple bombings, while Anbar province continued to suffer clashes between militants and security forces.


In Falluja, shelling left one civilian dead and four more wounded, including children. Twelve militants were killed in an operation.

Four soldiers were ambushed and killed in Ramadi. Security forces killed a man responsible for recruiting suicide bombers; his bodyguard was killed and another colleague was wounded.

A cement plant director and a Jordanian investor were kidnapped in Hit. A car bomb wounded two soldiers.

Clashes in Garma left two soldiers and three militants dead, while another soldier was left with injuries. Five militants were killed in an operation.

Gunmen wounded two border guards near the al-Walid border post.