Saturday: 2 Iraqis Killed, 52 Wounded

Updated at 6:04 p.m. EDT, Nov. 6, 2010

At least two Iraqis were killed and 52 more were wounded in mostly light violence. The worst attack occurred in Kirkuk, where three cars bombs apparently targeted Kurdis officials.

Meanwhile, about three-dozen Iraqis wounded in Sunday’s attack on a church in Baghdad will be flown to France for further treatments. Also, a human rights group has demanded lawmakers to return their salaries because parliament has only met for 20 minutes since March elections.

At least 34 people were wounded in a Kurdish area of Kirkuk when three car bombs were detonated in quick succession. The blasts occurred near the homes of Patriotic Union of Kurdistan officials. Separately, an off-duty policeman was killed in a small arms attack. A civilian was also shot dead.

In Baghdad, two people were injured when one of four rockets aimed at the Green Zone fell across the river on Abu Nawas Street. Seven people were wounded during a pair of blasts near a liquor store in Amil. A sticky bomb wounded a civilian. A bomb near the Greek Embassy was defused.

An I.E.D. wounded three policemen in Tarmiya.

In Mosul, a bomb targeting police wounded two civilians instead. A policeman was wounded in a sticky bomb blast. A roadside bomb wounded a man and his son.

Six suspects were arrested and a bomb was defused in separate incidents near Amara.

Five suspects were arrested in Baquba in connection with yesterday’s bombing.

A large arms cache was found in Kut.

No casualties were reported after Delta Base came under a rocket attack.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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