Funeral Bombing, Other Attacks Leave 33 Iraqis Dead, 131 Wounded
At least 33 Iraqis were killed and 131 were wounded in a series of attacks in central and northern Iraq. A retaliatory attack against a Sunni funeral took place in Baghdad while bombing against civilians and security personnel took place in the north.
A suicide car bomber detonated his explosives in a residential neighborhood of Kirkuk where he wounded 51 people. Within the neighborhood is a Kurdish educational center and the home of a Christian lawmaker. A separate bombing wounded five policemen.
In Mosul, five policemen were killed and 20 more security members were wounded when two bombs were detonated at a checkpoint south of the city. A roadside bomb targeting a convoy killed two soldiers and wounded two more. Gunmen killed a policeman at his home. A bomb wounded two civilians. Seven civilians were wounded when bombs demolished a number of homes.
A civilian was killed and another was wounded when gunmen shot at their car in Abu Saida.
A Sahwa member was shot dead in Shurqat.
An explosion near Saidiya wounded a soldier.