Sunday: 5 Iraqis Killed, 20 Wounded

Updated at 7:17 p.m. EDT, Sept. 27, 2009

At least five Iraqis were killed and 20 more were wounded in the latest violence. Police are also searching for a kidnapped doctor.

Al-Qaeda operatives are laying siege to Tal Abta after the town rejected to support them. Truck drivers who attempt to drive supplies to the town have been threatened with death.

Three policemen were killed and 10 others were wounded when a suicide bomber drove into a police station near Ramadi in Hamidiya. Civilians were among the wounded.

A bomb in Fallujah wounded five people including three policemen. Another bomb left no casualties.

In Mosul, an explosion wounded a civilian. A bomb killed a child and wounded four more in Tanak.

A Christian female who is a gynecologist was kidnapped from Bartala. Her family paid a $40,000 ransom and she was later freed.

Fifteen suspects were arrested in Basra province.

Four suspects were detained in Jalawla.

A suspect was captured in Kirkuk.

Police captured five suspects in Qalaat Saleh.

In Khaldiya, suspect was arrested in connection with the 2006 kidnapping and murder of the Iraqi Taekwondo team in Anbar province.

Two explosives devices were discovered in Bani Hashim.

A Grad artillery rocket was discovered near the Batira airport.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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