Thursday: 5 Iraqis Killed, 21 Wounded

Updated at 5:10 p.m. EDT, Sept. 17, 2009

At least five Iraqis were killed and 21 more were wounded in the latest attacks. Also, Turkey’s foreign minister urged Iraq and Syria to work together against terrorism.

A Norwegian People’s Aid employee was found alive in Kirkuk three days after he went missing in Suleimaniyah. He was abused and injured during his ordeal. Kirkuk police will implement a security plan for the Eid holiday. Also, Kirkuk police have now charged a Kurdish policeman in the murder of his family over the weekend.

At least three people were killed and six more were wounded in a blast in Tal Afar.

In Baghdad, a bomb placed on a Sunni Endowment official’s car exploded, wounding his driver and bodyguard. Four people were wounded when mortars fell near the Jadriya Bridge. Mortars fell in the Green Zone, but no casualties were reported.

Gunmen killed a district chief north of Hilla in al-Khadhir.

Two more Asayesh servicemembers were wounded in a previously reported bombing in Touz Khormato.

A car bomb wounded four people, including two Asayesh servicemembers in Zammar.

In Mosul, two people were wounded in a bombing. A body was found.

A man was killed as he was planting an bombin Amiriya.

Dozens of people, including local chieftains, took to the streets in Tikrit to protest the detention of a refinery official.

Eleven suspects were arrested in Basra province.

Seven suspects were arrested in Baquba.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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