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North Korea Is Someone Else's Problem
Take US troops out of South Korea, says Doug Bandow
China Chooses Trials Over Drone Strikes
Glenn Greenwald on the 'soft, weak Chinese'
No More Fuzzy Math on Iraq deaths
Muhammad Idrees Ahmad on how many died
 Syrian Rebel Seize Jordan Border Garrison
Jordan: Rebels training here are secular, will counter Qaeda
UN: Gitmo 'Clear Breach of Int' Law'
UN Commissioner says Gitmo needs to be closed
Obama Recycles 2002 Mideast Peace Plan
Israeli govt claims it 'looks forward' to talks
 Obama in Israel
It could have been worse, says Phil Giraldi
How America Destroyed Iraq
Pepe Escobar on the 7 year nightmare
US Can't Control Syria Rebels
David Enders on ex-pats with parachutes
Tikrit Tanker Bomb Leaves Dozens Killed; Iraq Executes Four on Terrorism Charges
Monday: 46 Killed, 4 Executed, 79 Wounded
by Margaret Griffis, April 01, 2013
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On what otherwise would have been a relatively peaceful day, a suicide bomber using a tanker bomb was able to cause a significant amount of casualties at a police base in northern Iraq. Overall, at least 46 Iraqis were killed and 79 more were wounded there and in other violence. Also, while ignoring international scorn, Iraq executed another four people, including a man described as an al-Qaeda leader.
About 42 people were killed in Tikrit when a suicide bomber blew up a tanker truck bomb at police headquarters. At least 67 more were wounded​. Eighteen homes were destroyed in the bombing.
At an Anbar province oil field, two engineers were shot dead and a third one was kidnapped​.
Gunmen assassinated the unit commander at Badush prison in Mosul.
Knife-wielding insurgents attacked several newspaper offices across Baghdad​, where they wounded at least four workers​.
In Tuz Khormato​, gunmen wounded the mayor and two bodyguards​.
A bomb at the Ramadi home of the head of the Anbar Salvation Council wounded two bodyguards​.
In Falluja, a homemade bomb wounded a woman. A sticky bomb wounded a civilian. No casualties were reported after mortars fell on an army base.
A roadside bomb on a rural highway in Anbar province exploded and wounded a police officer.
A policeman was kidnapped in Shirqat.
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Margaret Griffis is a journalist from Miami Beach, Florida and has been covering Iraqi casualties for Antiwar.com since 2006.
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Highlights
North Korea Is Someone Else's Problem
Take US troops out of South Korea, says Doug Bandow
China Chooses Trials Over Drone Strikes
Glenn Greenwald on the 'soft, weak Chinese'
No More Fuzzy Math on Iraq deaths
Muhammad Idrees Ahmad on how many died
Breaking News
Syrian Rebel Seize Jordan Border Garrison
Jordan: Rebels training here are secular, will counter Qaeda
UN: Gitmo 'Clear Breach of Int' Law'
UN Commissioner says Gitmo needs to be closed
Obama Recycles 2002 Mideast Peace Plan
Israeli govt claims it 'looks forward' to talks