A mortar round crashed through a home in eastern Baghdad Saturday morning, killing a 16-month-old child and wounding three other civilians, the Iraqi Interior Ministry said.
Suicide bombers in Iraq launched two deadly attacks Thursday, killing at least 45 people in Diyala province and at least 28 in Baghdad, an Iraqi Interior Ministry official said. An attacker set off a suicide vest at a restaurant in Imam Wais, a Diyala provincial security official said.
At least 22 civilians were killed and 38 other people were wounded Thursday in a Baghdad car bombing, the Iraqi Interior Ministry said. The number of protesters outside Government House had grown sharply since the afternoon, said Worapong Tuepreecha, the chief of the Metropolitan Police. He said they set up a stage and tents in front of the building.
U.S. forces shot two Shiite pilgrims on Saturday night as they walked to Karbala for an upcoming holy day, an Interior Ministry official said. The victims were a man and a woman, and the man later died of his injuries, the official said