Friday: 5 Iraqis Killed, 15 Wounded

Wikileaks released almost 400,000 documents related to the Iraq occupation today. In those reports, the U.S. military had chronicled over 100,000 deaths, mostly civilians. About 15,000 of the civilian deaths had gone unreported outside the military. Violence continued today with at least five Iraqis dying in new violence. Another 15 were wounded.

A sticky bomb in Garma killed a Sahwa fighter and injured a female companion. A man was killed as he was planting a separate bomb.

In Mosul, a bomb killed one civilian and wounded six others. Gunmen killed a policeman and wounded a second at a checkpoint. A bomb killed one soldier. Fourteen suspects were arrested south of town.

In Baghdad, gunmen wounded three security personnel at a checkpoint in Mansour. Another two were wounded in a separate Mansour attack.

A roadside bomb wounded a woman in Badush, possibly a seven-year-old girl.

A bomb wounded the sister of a Daughters of Iraq leader.

A new cancer has opened in Basra where child cancer rates are soaring.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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