Wednesday: 18 Iraqis Killed, 31 Wounded

At least 18 Iraqis were killed and 31 more were wounded in the latest attacks. No Coalition deaths were reported, but Iraqi health officials said that 67 U.S. soldiers have the swine flu. U.S. sources have only confirmed 51 cases.

In Mosul, a sticky bomb killed a man who works in the communications industry and wounded his companion. Two policemen were killed and four were wounded in a bomb attack at a checkpoint. Gunmen killed an old man.

A suicide car bomber killed two policemen and wounded at least seven people but possibly dozens in Ramadi. A curfew is in effect. Gunmen attacked a police station, where two of them were killed and one policeman was injured.

Four people were killed and three more were wounded when gunmen threw a grenade at their home in Baaj. A three-year-old and women were among the victims.

In Kirkuk, three bomb squad personnel were killed and three were wounded as they were trying to defuse a bomb near the Pepsi factory. Another bomb killed a police officer and wounded six others.

A roadside bomb wounded three people between Jalawla and Saidiya.

Three people were wounded in a bombing in Mahmoudiya.

Gunmen killed a senior police officer in Qayara.

A large forgery gang was arrested in Karbala. Some of the suspects were civil servants.

West of Mosul in Hamiydat, police were able to safely detonate a bomb.

No casualties were reported in Hilla were a car bomber abandoned his vehicle. He was captured.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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