Monday: 12 Iraqis Killed, 46 Wounded

Updated at 4:55 p.m. EST, Nov. 15, 2010

At least 12 Iraqis were killed and 46 more were killed a day ahead of Eid observances in Iraq. Among the dead were two Christian men.

A pair of car bombs exploded near Badosh prison just outside Mosul killing at least two people and wounding 20 others. A police commander in charge of prison security was killed, and several civilians were wounded in a residential area connected to the prison.

In Mosul itself, gunmen stormed a Christian home and killed two men inside; one of them was an ethnic Armenian, while the other was employed at the anti-corruption office. Two civilians were wounded in a roadside bomb blast.

In Baghdad, a policeman was killed and three others were wounded in a blast downtown. Another explosion wounded five on Palestine Street. Last night a sticky bomb killed a security guard and wounded a passenger in Mansour. Gunmen killed an intelligence employee and police officer in Jamiaa.

Two people were killed and five others were wounded when two car bombs, one at a marketplace and another at a police checkpoint, exploded near the Syrian border in Qaim. At least four other people were wounded in the attacks, including a gunmen who was planting a third bomb.

Two gunmen were killed as they tried to plant a bomb in Rashad.

A security officer was wounded in Kirkuk.

In Garma, a bomb wounded four civilians, including a woman.

Small arms fire in Samarra left one Sahwa commader with serious injuries.

Several suspects were arrested in Karbala.

Eleven suspects were captured in Basra.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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