Wednesday: 1 US Soldier, 4 Iraqis Killed; 23 Iraqis, 7 Iranians Wounded
Updated at 8:19 p.m. Dec. 8, 2010 At least four Iraqis were killed and 23 more were wounded in the latest violence. Seven Iranian pilgrims were also wounded in an attack while on their way to Karbala for Ashuraa observances. That holiday, which unintentionally marks the schism between Shi’ite and Sunni Islam, culminates next week and could mean an increase in violence, particularly for Iranian pilgrims. Also, A U.S. soldier died of wounds received during a sniper attack.