Iraqi Children Killed in Attacks

At least 10 Iraqis were killed and 23 others were wounded in new violence. Four of the victims were children and, as often is the case, most of the attacks targeted security personnel.

One child was killed and 12 others were wounded in a series of bombing attacks in Baquba. The bombs were targeting the homes of security personnel. In a separate incident, one child was killed and two more were wounded when they mobile phone they found exploded.

In Mosul, police killed a gunman after he wounded two policemen at a checkpoint; four bystanders were also wounded. A soldier was killed in a roadside bombing. Another bomb killed one policeman and wounded another.

Gunmen killed a Sahwa leader and his wife during a home invasion in Abu Ghraib.

Two off-duty shoulders were killed during an attack in al-Shuri.

Gunmen killed a soldier and wounded three others at a checkpoint in Samarra.

A sticky bomb killed one person in Basra.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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