Thursday: 9 Iraqis Killed, 19 Wounded

Updated at 7:50 p.m. EST, Nov. 12, 2009

At least nine Iraqis were killed and 19 more were wounded in the latest violence. This includes some attacks that were not reported yesterday due to the Armistice Day observances. Also, the Iraqi presidential council has recommended Jan. 18 as the date for national elections.

In Mosul, a body bearing gunshot wounds was found. Gunmen killed a government employee in a northern neighborhood. A teenager was killed in a drive-by shooting. Two policemen were wounded in a hand grenade attack. A civilian was wounded in a small arms attack.

In Baghdad, gunmen killed the headmistress of a secondary school. Five people were wounded when a bomb exploded near a bank. A separate bomb wounded three more. Yesterday, four people were wounded during a blast.

One policeman was killed and three more were wounded when gunmen attacked a Balad checkpoint.

Gunmen killed two members of an Awakening Council (Sahwa) in Jurf al-Sakhar.

A Sahwa leader and his aide were killed during an ambush in Khan Bani Saad.

A police was wounded in Kirkuk in a drive-by shooting yesterday.

Fifteen suspects were detained across Basra.

Two suspects were arrested in Hawija.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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