Four Killed in Iraq; Clashes Break Out at Politician’s Home

Friday: 4 Killed, 21 Wounded

by , November 16, 2012

At least four Iraqis were killed and 21 more were wounded in the latest violence. Also, Turkish jets struck alleged Kurdish rebel camps in northern Iraq.

A soldier and an another person were killed when clashes broke out in Tuz Khormato. Soldiers tried to search a home belonging to a politician, but were repulsed by the politician’s guards. The soldiers were searching for a smuggler. At least 16 people were also wounded.

In Suleimaniya, a drive-by shooting left one person dead and another wounded. A sticky bomb injured a civilian.

In Amiriya, A civilian was shot dead in a drive-by shooting. Gunmen chased an officer’s family out of their home and then blew the house up.

Two civilians were wounded during a bombing near a blacksmith shop in Saidiya.

A blast wounded two soldiers in Kirkuk.

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