Wednesday: 10 Iraqis Killed, 27 Wounded

Updated at 7:06 p.m. EDT, Apr. 8, 2009

A significant bomb attack took place for the third day in a row in Baghdad. At least 10 Iraqis were killed and 27 others were wounded in that and other attacks. No Coalition deaths were reported.

In Baghdad, a roadside bomb left in a marketplace near the Imam al-Kadhim Shrine in Kadhimiya left seven dead and 23 wounded. A bomb targeting a U.S. patrol near the Nahda Bridge left no casualties.

In Mosul, a bomb targeting a U.S. patrol left no casualties. Clashes between gunmen and U.S. forces around 11:00 a.m. left no casualties either. U.S. forces killed one civilian and wounded a second one. A bomb planted on a car left one civilian dead.

Gunmen killed a man in Arbil.

Three Awakening Council members were wounded during a bombing near Garma in Halibaja.

Fallujah lifted a curfew that followed yesterday’s bombing.

Two Katyusha rockets were found armed and ready for use in Kut.

A woman and her daughter were kidnapped near Saidiya in Rabeaa.

In Amara, a hostage was freed and three kidnappers were arrested.

A member of the Naqshabandiya militant group was captured in Kirkuk.

Eight foreign detainees were returned to various countries with the help of the Red Cross.


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