Khalis- Unknown gunmen killed four civilians on Friday afternoon in central Khalis in Diala province, 57 km northeast of Baghdad, a police source said.
Diala- Iraqi and U.S. forces killed two gunmen and arrested 11 suspected militants on Friday during a security crackdown in Diala province, 57 km northeast of Baghdad, a security source said.
Diwaniya- The Multi-National Forces' Echo base in southern Diwaniya came under mortar and Katyusha rockets attack on Friday, while a U.S. force stormed al-Sadr's office in Diwaniya during Friday sermon, a security source said.
Mosul- The Director of the state-owned-Grain Trade Company was abducted in Ninewa after performing Friday prayer, while a policeman was injured in a bomb explosion in Mosul, 402 km north of Baghdad, police sources said.
Basra – A British base in northwestern Basra came under an attack on Thursday night, a military spokeswoman in southern Iraq, Capt. Katie Brown, said on Friday.
Kirkuk – An armed group attacked a barber's shop in southern Kirkuk on Thursday night, wounding the shop owner and a customer, an official Iraqi police source said on Friday.
Mosul – Unidentified gunmen assassinated the imam of Zhu al-Nurain Mosque while on his way to perform the Friday prayers, the director of the Ninawa police operations room said.
Hilla – An explosive charge detonated on Friday morning near a police commandos vehicle patrol in north of Hilla, killing one element and wounding three more, a police source said.
Kut – A gunman shot down a citizen in central Kut city on Friday, a security source in Wassit province said.
Baghdad – Two U.S. soldiers were killed in Baghdad on Thursday, one of them during an attack on his patrol and the other killed in a "non-battle" incident, the U.S. army said on Friday.
Diwaniya – A camp belonging to the Multi-National Force in southern Diwaniya came under an attack with mortar and katyusha shells as Iraqi and U.S. forces are conducting raids and search campaigns all over the city, a security source said.
Baaquba – Unidentified gunmen blew up an elementary school in the district of Bani Saad, south of Baaquba city, but no casualties were reported, local residents said.