Friday: 14 Iraqis Killed, 10 Wounded

Updated at 5:25 p.m. EST, Dec. 21, 2007

At least 14 Iraqis were killed and 10 more were wounded during a day of extremely light violence. No Coalition deaths were reported.

A suicide car bomber in Yusufiya killed four policemen and a civilian. Eight people were also wounded in the attack.

Three bodies were recovered in Baghdad.

Three hostages were freed and three gangs of kidnappers were arrested in separate incidents around Karbala.

A roadside bomb blasted a British vehicle near Basra. No casualties were reported.

Mortars fell south of Baquba on al-Salam where they killed one child and wounded two others.

In Balad Ruz, gunmen killed three people.

A man was kidnapped in al-Touz.

Mortars damaged a shop in Balad but no casualties were reported.

Coalition forces killed one suspect and detained 19 other during operations in northern and central Iraq.

Because of the combined Eid al-Adha and Christmas holidays, newspapers in Iraq have ceased publication until next Wednesday. News from the country may be scant until then.


Compiled by Margaret Griffis

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