While Christians quietly observed
Christmas, at least one of their fellow Iraqis was killed in light violence.
Another 10 were wounded.
In Mosul, a bomb wounded three people, including
two civilians. A civilian was
mistakenly killed by soldiers after they thought he fired upon them. An
Islamic State of Iraq suspect was captured.
In Baghdad, two soldiers were wounded when
gunmen attacked a Bayaa checkpoint. A blast in Kadhimiya wounded four people, including
A runaway detainee
was wounded during re-capture in Tal Afar.
Eight suspects, two of them Syrian, were arrested in Anbar
Twelve suspects were detained in the area of Kirkuk.