Saturday: 8 Iraqis Killed, 33 Wounded

Updated at 8:25 p.m. EDT, July 25, 2009

The elections in Iraqi Kurdistan have gone peacefully today; however, a blast in Fallujah left over two dozen casualties. Across Iraq, eight people were killed and 33 others were wounded.

Two car bombs in Fallujah left five dead and at least 25 wounded. The first blast occurred at a Sunni IIP headquarters and left 12 wounded. The second explosion was at a restaurant in the north part of the city. A curfew is in effect.

In Baghdad, a sticky bomb killed one person in Adhamiya. A powerline was sabotaged.

Gunmen killed a policeman near Hilla in Hashimiya.

Six people were injured in Kirkuk when a roadside bomb was detonated. Five of the victims were patrolmen.

Rabeaa police blamed a tribal fued for the death of a man.

A blast in Ramadi wounded two policemen.

The curfew in Suleimaniyah was lifted.

A curfew in Arbil was lifted.

A religious leader was arrested in Khalis for failing to stop at a checkpoint.

Three suspects were captured in Kut.

A joint Iraqi-U.S. force captured two suspects in Jurf al-Sakhar.

An I.E.D. was defused in Karbala.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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