Iraq Daily Roundup: Basra Protests Turn Violent; Nine Killed Across Iraq

Several protesters were wounded during a clash with security forces in Basra.

At least nine people were killed, and more than six were wounded in recent violence:

A mortar attack on Umm Qasir left two people dead and a child with injuries.

Three militiamen were wounded during an attack in Khanaqin.

In Baghdad, a grenade wounded two people.

Five militants were killed near the Syrian border at Traifawi.

At Ain al-Jahsh, two militants were killed in a tunnel.

Author: Margaret Griffis

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