Saturday: 3 Iraqis Killed; 7 Iraqis, 5 Iranians Wounded

Updated at 11:23 p.m. EST, Aug. 1, 2009

At least three Iraqis were killed and seven were wounded in light violence that came a day after a horrific spate of attacks on Baghdad mosques. One of the bombings today occurred at a mosque just south of the capital. Also, five more Iranian refugees were injured during renewed unrest at Camp Ashraf.

Renewed clashes at Camp Ashraf have left five wounded. Following this week’s deadly clashing, 22 residents have requested to return to Iran. Iran has offered amnesty to those who renounce ties to the People’s Mujahideen of Iran, but some of the rebels will be forced to stand trial regardless. Many fear they will be tortured or executed.

In Mosul, gunmen killed a traffic policeman.

A corpse was found in Makhmour.

Five people were wounded when a bomb was detonated in Iskandariya.

A bomb at a mosque in Jurf al-Sakhar wounded two people.

A roadside bomb targeted a U.S. patrol in Amara, but no casualties were reported. A civilian was killed in a tribal fued.

Two civilians were kidnapped on a highway near Kirkuk.

No casualties were reported after a rocket attack at Camp Echo.

Three murder suspects were detained in Aziziya.

Eight suspects were detained across Diyala province.

Security forces deployed 21,000 personnel ahead of a Shi’ite observance in Karbala.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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