Monday: 12 Iraqis Killed, 28 Wounded

Iraq is on high alert for revenge attacks following the news of Osama bin Laden’s death in Pakistan. Today’s attacks, whether in revenge or not, left 12 Iraqis dead and 28 more wounded.

Three people were killed and 14 more were wounded in Sadr City when a bomb exploded.

In Baghdad, a blast at a coffee shop on Abu Nawas St. left three wounded.

A bomb left in a hospital garage in Hilla killed six people and wounded seven more when it exploded. Many of the victims belonged to the same family.

A Samarra sheikh was seriously wounded in a small arms attack.

Gunmen killed a civilian in Kut.

In Mosul, a civilian was shot dead in front of his home.

A passport director escaped an assassination attempt in Baquba that did wound three people. A separate bombing killed a policeman.

A detained sheikh, who was a member of the Anbar council, was released from custody two days after he was captured in a raid in Amiriya.

Security forces in Suleimaniya arrested one of the protest organizers.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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