17 Killed in Fresh Iraq Attacks

At least 17 people were killed and 45 more were wounded in new attacks today.

Three soldiers were killed and 10 were wounded in a blast in Mussayab.

In Abu Ghraib, a suicide bomber killed two soldiers and wounded nine others, including civilians.

Two Sahwa members were killed and two more were wounded in an attack on their Buhriz checkpoint.

Gunmen killed a civilian who was visiting a relative’s home in Qayara. At least one more civilian was shot dead.

In Mosul, security forces killed a gunman. Gunmen killed a former army officer. A bomb killed two people and wounded three others, both soldiers and civilians.

An off-duty policeman was killed in front of his Shirqat home.

A man suspected of planting bombs in Nasariya yesterday committed suicide hours later while in detention.

Security forces killed a suicide bomber in Zanjili.

A bomb in northern Babel province wounded seven people when it exploded.

Five Interior Ministry police were wounded in a blast in Baquba. A roadside bomb wounded two local policemen.

An I.E.D. targeting a police chief in Riyadh wounded a bodyguard instead.

Six boys were wounded when an I.E.D. exploded near their school as they played soccer in Mualamin.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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