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June 14, 2008
Saturday: 12 Iraqis Killed, 89 Wounded

Updated at 4:30 p.m. EDT, June 14, 2008

At least 12 Iraqis were killed and 89 were wounded in the latest attacks, which centered largely around Diyala Province. US forces also killed a "suspected terrorist" of unknown nationality during a raid on a building in Mosul. 15 others were arrested.

In Central Mosul, an off-duty police officer and his brother were killed by gunmen in front of their house. In the eastern district of al-Darkazliya a woman was wounded by an IED attack. In Hay al-Zahra, Iraqi troops shot and wounded a mentally ill civilian, whom they mistook for a suicide bomber.

In Central Samarra, a roadside bomb hit a traffic patrol, killing one officer and wounding six others.

In Balad, an IED killed two Iraqi soldiers and wounded another.

In Northern Basra, an attack on a checkpoint injured a police officer.

In Baquba, an IED killed one Awakening fighter and wounded two others. In nearby Khanaqin, three border guards were injured by an IED. In a seperate incident also in Khanaqin, a suicide bomber wounded 29 in an outdoor market. In Qurat Tabba, a female suicide bomber struck celebrating soccer fans, killing two and injuring 37, including 27 civilians.

In Baghdad, a bomb on a bus killed 2 civilians and wounded 7 others.

In Sulaimaniyah, a Kurdish security officer was wounded in a clash with drug smugglers on the Iranian border

Compiled by Jason Ditz

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