US military: 5 suspected militants killed, 22 detained in Iraq

Five suspected militants were killed and 22 detained in raids in central and northern Iraq targeting al-Qaida in Iraq, the US military said Friday. The five were killed Friday east of Khan Bani Sad, located about 35 kilometers north of Baghdad, during an exchange of fire between troops and the suspects, according to a statement. An Iraqi child was wounded during the incident and was taken to a nearby medical facility, the military said.