Thursday: 4 Iraqis Killed, 9 Wounded

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.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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