Reports estimate that at least 7 Iraqi school children have been killed after their schools found themselves in the middle of the continued conflict with insurgents.
One Baghdad high school in a Sunni Adil district was hit by two mortars that landed in the yard while the children were taking a break from lessons. Five girls were killed, and 20 injured as shrapnel and glass sprayed the pupils.
Another school in Ramadi was caught in the blast when a suicide bomber attacked the Iraqi security base near it. Sources say 2 children were killed, and 10 injured.Source