One US Soldier Wounded, Several KBR Employees Killed, Samarra Guerrillas killed
AP reported a flurry of attacks on US forces on late Tuesday into Wednesday, including “three road ambushes and a hand grenade assault.” Altogether 14 people died in various acts of violence. In one ambush incident near Samarra Tuesday night, US troops returned fire and killed 8 Iraqis. Guerrillas fired on vehicles of Kellog, Brown and Root, a civilian contractor to the US army in Iraq, kiling two Pakistanis and a Turk, on the road between Tikrit and Samarra. The guerrillas in that attack also managed to wound a US soldier and an American civilian.