Thursday: 6 Iraqis Killed, 6 Wounded

At least six Iraqis were killed and six more were wounded in light violence. Also, about 40 Christian families have reportedly left Basra for northern Iraq or Europe in the wake of anti-Christian attacks in Baghdad.

Two Iraqi soldiers were killed and two more were wounded during a small arms attack in Abu Ghraib.

In Baghdad, two policemen were killed in an attack on their patrol.

An Awakening council (Sahwa) member was killed and a second one was wounded in a shooting at a Taji checkpoint. Gunmen killed a civilian near Adan Square in Kadhimiya.

A protest that turned violent in Suleimaniyah left three people wounded. The demonstrators were upset that land set aside for a hospital would be used for a fuel station instead.

Security measures were tightened further in Wassit province, after a U.S. soldier died from wounds received in a sniper attack yesterday.

Tal Afar‘s council has asked for bomb-detection devices to help stop bombing attacks.

A female suicide bomber was arrested in Baquba.

Twelve suspects were arrested in Mosul.

Author: Margaret Griffis

Margaret Griffis is a journalist from Miami Beach, Florida and has been covering Iraqi casualties for since 2006.