Monday: 8 Iraqis Killed, 17 Wounded

At least eight Iraqis were killed and 17 more were wounded in the latest violence. Meanwhile, lawyers will ask President Jalal Talabani for a pardon for former Foreign Minister Tariq Aziz who was sentenced to death last month.

In Mosul, gunmen killed two Christian brothers at their auto repair shop. A woman was killed in a drive-by shooting. Also, Muslim neighbors prevented an attack on a Christian family.

In Baghdad, a bomb targeting police wounded seven people in the Karrada neighborhood. Three civilians were wounded in a one blast in Amiriya, while a separate explosion wounded two soldiers.

A Sahwa leader was killed and three members were injured after a blast yesterday in Amin.

A sticky bomb killed a passport official and wounded two of his guards in Ramadi.

Gunmen in Baquba killed a Sahwa member last night.

A female body was found in Bashiqa.

A man’s body, bearing gunshot wounds, was discovered in Kirkuk. Separately, two suspects were arrested.

In Rabeaa, police arrested three suspects, one an illegal Saudi immigrant. Weapons and explosives were also found.

Sixteen suspects and 14 vehicles were netted in Basra province operations. Three gangs were also captured.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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