Sunday: 10 Iraqis Killed, 23 Wounded

Over the weekend, at least 10 Iraqis were killed and 23 more were wounded.

In Baghdad, a civil defense colonel was shot to death inside the "police tunnel" in western Baghdad. Gunmen killed a bodyguard who worked for the parliamentary speaker. Eight people were wounded during a blast in Hurriya, while seven Sahwa were wounded during a blast at a checkpoint in Doura. In Amiriya, a sticky bomb wounded an official from the Interior Ministry.

A pharmacist was killed during a home invasion in Abu Ghraib on Saturday. Later, three soldiers were killed and three others were wounded when a bomb blasted their convoy.

A roadside bomb killed one person and wounded three others in Mahaweel.

U.S. forces attacked a police patrol in Numaniya, injuring one policeman. Armed gunmen attacked a filling station, but no casualties were reported.

An escalation of attacks against U.S. targets in the Diwaniya area have lead to increased security. A policeman allegedly killed himself while on duty.

Gunmen killed a Sahwa member in Jurf al-Sakhar.

Authorities blamed stress after a guard allegedly committed suicide while on post in Amara.

A U.S. patrol was targeted in Falluja but no casualties were reported.

A U.S. airbase in Taleel was the target of a rocket attack.

In Zubayr, an oil storage facility was attacked with bombs, but the damages were limited.

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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.