Friendly-fire Investigation Confirmed; 12 Killed in Iraq

At least 12 people were killed, and two were wounded in recent violence:

A U.S. military spokesman admitted on Friday that an Iraqi servicemember was accidentally killed, and two more were wounded, during a previously reported, friendly-fire incident this week. The airstrike is under investigation.

Two civilians were killed during an attack in Garn. The pair were performing guard duty at the time.

In Khanaqin, a blast left two people with injuries.

Raids in Wadi Shai left at least another 10 militants dead. Six were killed yesterday.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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