Wednesday: 13 Iraqis Killed, 31 Wounded

At least 13 Iraqis were killed and 31 more were wounded in new violence over the last two days. Also, two Iraqi refugees in Kentucky were charged with terrorism after the U.S. Justice Department said they had supported insurgents in Iraq. One man’s fingerprints had even been discovered on an unexploded bomb, but the information went unused for two years.

A bomb exploded at a wedding in Mussayab, killing seven and wounding 15 others.

In Baghdad, a bomb targeting the deputy minister of human rights instead wounded two bystanders when it exploded in the Daoody district. A bomb wounded seven people in Andalus Square.

Four uniformed men killed three brothers, who were Sahwa members, in Tikrit.

West of Kirkuk, one person was arrested for wounding two people in a shooting. A Kurdish imam was kidnapped. Separately, Christians and Muslims gathered together to pray for peace at a Chaldean Cathedral.

Three civilians were wounded in a blast in Mosul. Twenty-four suspects were arrested in and around the city.

A bomb killed two in Rashad.

Gunmen killed a Sahwa leader and wounded his driver in Jurf al-Sakhar.

A man was taken to the hospital after he tried to blow himself up at a funeral in Baquba.

Three shells fell on Basra operations command, but no casualties were reported.

No casualties were reported after a U.S. minesweeper came across a bomb.

A suspect in the assassination of a high-ranking official was arrested in Taji.

A car bomb was dismantled in Arbil.

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Author: Margaret Griffis

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