American Teacher Buried in Iraq During Peace Event

At least six Iraqis were killed and 14 more were wounded in new attacks as the family of an American teacher killed last week buried him on Iraqi soil.

Hundreds of mourners were present at a funeral for Jeremiah Small, the American teacher who was shot and killed last week in Suleimaniya. His father and the father of the shooter, Biyar Sawar, both attended and wanted to turn it into "an event to call for peace and coexistence."

Three policemen were killed in a roadside blast near al-Islah al-Ziraie.

Four security personnel were wounded when a suicide bomber attacked their Baiji checkpoint. A clash left three gunmen dead.

In Mahmoudiya, a bomb at the council chambers left five wounded, including two security personnel. Two bodyguards were wounded in a blast at the home of a council member.

In Baghdad, a sticky bomb wounded one person.

Read more by Margaret Griffis

Author: Margaret Griffis

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