Sunday: 4 Iraqis Killed, 20 Wounded

At least four Iraqis were killed and 20 others were wounded today, with the worst attack occurring just west of Baghdad.

A blast at an Abu Ghraib liquor store set it ablaze. When police and firefighters arrived a second explosion took place. Overall, at least two people were killed and 11 more were wounded.

In Baghdad, a sticky bomb wounded a professor who is also a political analyst. A police lieutenant was wounded in a similar attack. Four people were kidnapped from a protest in Tahreer Square on Friday.

A number of policemen protested their situation in Baghdad. They said they were recruited as extra security for the Arab Summit, which did not take place. Now they would like to return home to Dhi Qar province, but the Interior Ministry wants them to become member of the federal police instead.

In Mosul, two people were injured when a sticky bomb blew up on a car carrying Major General Khalid al-Ubaidi.

An off-duty policeman was shot to death in Meshahda.

Two people were wounded in a bomb attack against a Supreme Islamic Council office near Hilla in al-Nil.

A blast killed one person in Baquba. Three policemen were wounded in a hand grenade attack.

Twenty-one suspects were captured in Basra province.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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