Thursday: 9 Iraqis Killed, 8 Wounded

At least nine Iraqis were killed and eight more were wounded in the latest violence. Hundreds of Kurds, however, have been displaced from their homes because of shelling from Iranian troops. Also, dozens of people were accidentally poisoned in Baghdad.

The Kurdistan Regional Government is asking Iran to cease shelling Iraqi territory and to pullout troops that had crossed the border during operations against the Party of Free Life of Kurdistan rebels. At least four rebels were killed and three more surrendered. Hundreds of Kurdish Iraqis, however, are stuck in refugee camps because of the artillery fire. Meanwhile, Turkish troops withdrew from Iraqi territory after an operation against the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK). The two rebel groups are affiliated.

Gunmen stormed an Awakening Council member’s home in Amiriya where they killed him and four relatives, including a baby, and left a three-year-old wounded.

Two policemen were killed and three more were wounded in Abu Saida when a bomb blew up at their headquarters.

In Baghdad, gunmen killed a soldier and wounded two others in Radwaniya district. A body was found in Saidiya. The U.S. military denied reports that Thawrat al-Ishreen(1920 Revolution Brigades) militants blew up a vehicle in Baghdad. The Islamic State in Iraq claimed responsibility for a deadly attack Sunday at the central bank. Also, dozens of Iraqis were poisoned accidentally when a truck hit a "chloral pipe," but it reminded resident of earlier attacks using chlorine bombs.

One man was killed and another was wounded during a shooting near a school in Baquba.

A bomb in Tikrit wounded one civilian.

A twenty-year-old woman who was kidnapped in Baghdad was found alive at a home in Karbala. Her kidnappers were arrested during the operation to liberate her.

A roadside bomb struck a U.S. vehicle in Taji.

U.S. forces transferred a security base in Madaen to Iraqi control.

The Justice Ministry freed 111 detainees in several provinces for lack of evidence.

Two rockets were defused in Kut.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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