Other violence National Iraqi News Agency reports includes a Tikrit car bombing claimed the life of 1 police officer and left two people injured, a Samarra car bombing claimed the lives of 3 police officers and left another injured, an army officer's Tikrit home was blown up leaving him, "his wife and their child" injured, 3 Yazidis were shot dead in Mosul, an eastern Baghdad roadside bombing claimed 1 life and left six more people injured, a northern Baghdad roadside bombing claimed 1 life and left nine people injured, a south Baghdad roadside bombing left 2 people dead and three more injured, and there have been five car bombings in Hilla but no word on whether anyone was injured or killed. AFP notes 6 dead from the Hilla bombings. AFP's Prashant Rao Tweeted the following:
Through yesterday, Iraq Body Count counts 780 violent deaths for the month so far.
As we noted in yesterday's snapshot, Jen Psaki, State Dept spokesperson, took sides in an internal Iraqi matter. All Iraq News notes who she sided with.
The State Dept isn't supposed to be taking sides.
AFP is losing a journalist:
So AFP is seeking a journalist.
ExxonMobil did what everyone knew they would. We may note it later.
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