Sunday: 6 Iraqis Killed, 21 Wounded

Updated at 6:09 p.m. EDT, Sept. 6, 2009

At least six Iraqis were killed and 21 more were wounded across the country. Officials also reported that numerous arrests had dismantled 18 militia networks but failed to stop the Aug. 19 bombings in Baghdad.

In Mosul, gunmen stormed a home in the Tanak neighborhood where they killed a woman and her three-year-old granddaughter. Two gunmen were arrested after they killed a policeman in Faisaliya. A soldier was killed in a checkpoint attack in Jazair. Another checkpoint attack left one policeman dead in Maidan.

In Baghdad, a bomb killed one and wounded six in Baladiyat. Five people were wounded during a bombing in Karrada. In Saidiya, a bomb wounded four people. Police captured three members of a kidnapping gang but gave no word on the victim.

Three policemen were wounded in a blast in Katoun. At least one more policeman was wounded in that blast or in another.

Two people were wounded during an oil tanker fire in Numaniya. The tanker was set ablaze when people tried to steal its cargo.

Two children who were kidnapped in Sadr City were found safe in Shoala, near Nasariya. The gang responsible for their abduction was captured.

An explosion outside the home of an Amara official only damaged a fence.

Police and M.N.F. forces captured 54 suspects during multiple raids in Kirkuk.

Seven suspects were arrested in Saidiya.

Basra police detained 10 suspects.

Eight wanted suspects were detained in Baquba.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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