Updated 12:10 p.m. EDT, May 9, 2009
At least four Iraqis were killed and nine more were wounded in today’s attacks. No Coalition deaths were reported.
A suicide car bomber struck a U.S. patrol in Fallujah. No casualty figures were available, but the U.S. vehicle was set ablaze. One Iraqi bystander was injured.
A body was discovered in Jalawla.
A bomb wounded three members of the Mussayab Awakening Council. Eleven suspects were detained in connection with the incident.
Three Iraqi soldiers were wounded during a blast in Balad Ruz.
In Mosul, a roadside bomb targeting a U.S. patrol wounded two Iraqi civilians. U.S. troops shot a 12-year-old boy to death after a hand grenade was hurled at them; a second person was wounded. The second person, who was the actual grenade tosser, was later reported killed as well.
An I.E.D. was defused in Zubair.
Twenty-one suspects were detained and 56 vehicles were seized during ongoing raids in Basra.
Twenty suspects were captured in Diyala province
A missile cache was found in Amara.
An I.E.D. was safely detonated in Diwaniya.