Thursday: 10 Iraqis Killed, 30 Wounded

Updated at 10:51 p.m. EST, Nov. 25, 2010

At least 10 Iraqis were killed and 30 more were wounded in violence that mostly occurred in the north. Also, Nouri al-Maliki was formally tasked today with forming the next government as its prime minister .

Three people were killed and 15 others were wounded during an I.E.D. attack in Tal Afar. A four-year-old child was among the dead.

Four Iraqi soldiers and two children were wounded in Tuz Khormato, when three bombs targeting the mayor exploded in quick succession. A fourth blast wounded a policeman.

In Baghdad, a soldier and two civilians were wounded in a bombing in an eastern neighborhood. Separate attacks in northern neighborhoods left one policeman dead and two civilians wounded.

Gunmen killed three people, including two policemen and one of their wives, in an attack on a civilian car in Kirkuk.

A female body was found in Baquba.

A bomb targeting Huwaish police wounded three policemen, including the head of the department.

Gunmen threw a hand grenade into a Baaj tailor’s home, killing the man. Another man was killed while building a bomb.

In Mosul, police discovered a weapons cache.

Twenty oil trucks were set ablaze in what security officials are calling an accident near the border with Jordan. Two people were killed and nine others were wounded when improper unloading of oil products sparked the blaze.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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