Thursday: 5 Iraqis Killed, 14 Wounded

At least five Iraqis were killed and 14 more were wounded in the latest violence. U.S. forces were involved in one incident that occurred when a bus driver couldn’t understand their commands.

U.S. troops fired on a bus in Kirkuk, wounding a female student. A sticky bomb wounded two people.

In Baghdad, a Katyusha rocket landed in Karrada where it killed one person and wounded three others; other rockets landed in the Green Zone. A university student was wounded when a sticky bomb attached to his car exploded in Ghazaliya. Another sticky bomb was spotted on a car belonging to a B.O.C. member; it blew up a few minutes later without causing casualties.

Clashes in Kalar, near Suleimaniya, wounded five people.

The decapitated body of a 13-year-old boy was discovered in Baaj.

A Katyusha rocket destroyed a car in Diwaniya. One civilian was killed and two others were wounded.

A grenade tossed at a home in Abu Ghraib killed a policeman’s father.

In and around Mosul, a body was discovered. Four al-Qaeda suspects were captured.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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