A day after
Kirkuk saw escalated attacks,
violence expanded into surrounding areas and . At least 92 people were killed and 227 more
were wounded.Among them were fourteen Iranian pilgrims who were wounded in
one attack and a Lebanese visitor who was killed in the west. Several of the
attacks were within a region of northern Baghdad Iraq
that is claimed by Kurdistan. Kurds and other
Iraqi minorities were targets in other violence.
Bombs at a Shi’ite religious building in Tuz Khormato left and . A later bombing near a hospital left .
when a bomb exploded in the Shabak village of Tahir-Awa. Most of the victims were women or children. Two bombs blew up in nearby villages, but were reported.
In Qara Tabba last night, when gunmen stormed a home belonging to a tribal sheikh. His son, grandson and a woman were killed. The next morning a bomb at their funeral tent left .