Thursday: 3 U.S. Soldiers, 3 Iraqis Killed; 12 Iraqis Wounded

At least three Iraqis were killed and 12 more were wounded in the latest attacks. Three U.S. soldiers were also killed during an attack in southern Iraq.

Three U.S. soldiers were killed in a hostile attack possibly involving an Iranian-made rocket. June has proved to be the deadliest month for Americans in two years. As well as 12 other U.S. soldiers, one contractor was also killed this month. Meanwhile, the Sadrists are running a campaign to bar U.S. personnel from cities and government buildings in southern and central Iraq.

In Kirkuk, gunmen in a speeding car wounded an off-duty policeman. Yesterday one person was killed and another was wounded in a previous drive-by shooting.

In Baghdad, two policemen were wounded during a shooting in the Ur district. A sticky bomb left on a car belonging to a Sciences and Technology Ministry employee exploded, killing him and wounding his son.

Three bombs blew-up on a train traveling through Dujail wounding the driver and assistant. A soldier was wounded when a fourth bomb exploded.

A bomb in Zanbaraniya killed a soldier and wounded four others when it exploded last night.

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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.