Today in Iraq – 23 September 2011

Reuters reports (via

BAGHDAD – A series of bombs went off simultaneously, killing at least four people and wounding nine others, in Baghdad’s western Ghazaliya district, security sources said.

HABANIYA – Five people were wounded when a roadside bomb exploded near a lake at Habaniya, 85 km (50 miles) west of Baghdad, a local police source said.

MOSUL – Gunmen opened fire on an Iraqi army checkpoint, killing a soldier, in northern Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

MOSUL – Gunmen shot dead a civilian in western Mosul, police said.

MOSUL – A child was wounded when a bomb went off as he played near his home in northern Mosul, police said.

MOSUL – The body of a woman who had been shot was found on the roof of her house in western Mosul, police said.

Quote of the day:

“Big fake tits are a celebration of technology and humanity, and a rebellion against god and nature. I’m all for that. – Penn Jillette

It has been 3,114 days since the Invasion of Iraq.


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