Wednesday: 8 Iraqis Killed, 18 Wounded

At least eight Iraqis were killed and 18 more were wounded in new violence that focused on Baghdad and Mosul.

In Baghdad, an I.E.D. killed one civilian and wounded seven others in the Jisr Diyala area. A sticky bomb killed one person and wounded two others in Hurriya; the dead man was an employed at the Electricity Ministry. A blast in Waziriya wounded two people. A roadside bomb killed a civilian in Amiriya. An army major general died from wounds received in an attack on Sunday.

Two bombs targeted a police brigadier in Kirkuk, but two bystanders were wounded instead.

A civilian was wounded in Mosul when a grenade targeting police exploded. Gunmen killed a policeman in southwestern Mosul and wounded two more in the west. Police killed a man who was driving the wrong way. Sticky bombs wounded two people in a car.

A man died from injuries received while attempting to fire a Katyusha rocket at an Amara military airport.

A government official was shot dead in Sadr City.

A suspected Islamic State of Iraq war minister was arrested in Amiriya and found in possession of explosives.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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