US: 4 insurgents killed, 32 detained in Iraq

The US military said on Thursday that four suspected insurgents were killed and 32 detained in operations targeting al-Qaida in Iraq. The largest raid occurred in the disputed northern city of Kirkuk. A statement said that ground forces killed four armed men after coming under fire while surrounding a building where a targeted al-Qaida in Iraq courier was believed to be hiding. The military said that 16 other suspects were detained in Wednesday's raid.