Monday: 5 Iraqis Killed, 13 Wounded

At least five Iraqis were killed and 13 more were wounded in new violence. Several more were wounded in Baghdad, but no figures were released. Meanwhile, Diyala provincial police reported arrested almost 10,000 suspects last year. They also noted that 1,876 policemen were killed and just over 3,000 were wounded during 2010. Many of these casualties went unreported in western media sources.

Hit‘s police chief was killed and four policemen or bodyguards were wounded when their convoy came across a roadside bomb. The town is under a curfew.

In Mosul, two Shabaks were killed in separate shootings.

Three siblings were wounded in a bombing in central Baquba. The city is under a curfew for police day.

A sticky bomb wounded three people in Tuz Khormato.

In Tikrit, two guards were wounded in a blast.

A body bearing gunshot wounds to the head was discovered in Hilla.

A gunman was killed in Baaj.

In Baghdad, an unknown number of people were wounded during a blast near a doctor’s home in Karrada. A bomb wounded one person in Bayaa last night.

Seven suspects were captured in Nimrod.

A Naqshabandiya suspect was arrested in Kirkuk.

Two of six suspects were detained for crimes in Fallujah.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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