Iraq Bloodshed: 13 Killed, 38 Wounded

As U.N. envoy Kofi Annan is in Iraq for meetings with Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki over the Syria crisis, at least 13 Iraqis were killed in new violence. Another 38 were wounded.

Gunmen killed four policemen and wounded four others, including one civilian during a drive-by shooting in Khalidiya.

A bomb planted on a bus killed three people and wounded 14 more in Sadr City.

A military force stormed a house in Anneh where a bomb killed two soldiers and wounded three others.

At a Samarra checkpoint, gunmen killed two Sahwa members and wounded three others.

In Mosul, a bomb killed one policeman and wounded a second. Another blast wounded four people, including two civilians.

One civilian was killed in a shooting in Taba.

In Baghdad, a sticky bomb wounded a police officer. A bomb wounded five people on Palestine Street.

A bomb near Falluja wounded two policemen.

A policeman was wounded during a raid in Hawija.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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