Updated at 3:35 a.m. EST, Feb. 1, 2007
At least 273 Iraqis were reported killed or found dead today; this includes
210 suspected militants killed by the Iraqi Army over the last two days. Another
72 Iraqis were injured in violent attacks throughout the country. Also
five U.S. servicemembers were reported killed in separate incidents.
The U.S. military reported that a GI
was killed and another wounded during combat in the Salah ad Din province.
soldiers and a Marine were killed in Anbar Province on Tuesday. Also,
died of wounds received during combat in Anbar, also on Tuesday.
The Iraqi Army has reported
killing 210 suspected militants and arrested 342 others in unspecified activity
throughout the country. Two
men were also killed by troops on a U.S, helicopter in Mahmoudiya; they
were part of a group of four who were planting a roadside bomb; witnesses are
claiming that the air strike was targeting members of the Mahdi Army who were
merely observing the Ashura holiday. North of Baghdad, U.S. warplanes conducted
a separate air strike, but no
casualties were reported there.
In Baghdad, six
people were killed and 20 injured during continued mortar attacks in the
Adhamiya neighborhood; similar attacks killed or wounded nearly 100 people in
the area yesterday.
In the Bab al-Muadham neighborhood, a car bomb killed
two people and wounded eight. Three
people were killed and three wounded by a car bomb in the al-Maamoun. Another
car bomb, this one in New Baghdad, killed
one and wounded six others. Five
people were killed and 12 wounded by a booby-trapped car near a bus stop.
dead ten people walking on the street in the al Sulaigh neighborhood of
eastern Baghdad. The death
of Hezbollah leader al-Mula al-Nouri al-Ghariri during a mortar attack in
Kazimiyah yesterday was reported. The
bodies of three law professors and a student who were abducted over the
weekend were found. At least, 10
other bodies were recovered from the streets.
A car bomb targeting a police patrol in Tal Afar wounded
10 civilians instead.
A roadside bomb in Kirkuk killed
one soldier and wounded two others.
Near Kirkuk, a roadside bomb targeted the leader of the Iraqi Turkmen Front,
Sadeddin Ergech; he suffered no
In Baiji, six
policemen were wounded when a roadside bomb blasted their patrol. Gunmen
killed a policeman,
and two bodies,
bearing gunshot wounds to the head were discovered.
were found in Fallujah; they bore gunshot wounds to the chest and head. Also,
soldiers were wounded when a suicide truck bomber drove to an army base
body was found in Mosul. In a separate incident, a
policeman was killed and four others wounded during a car bombing.
police officers were injured by a roadside bomb near Suwayra.
gunmen were killed in Abu Saida in an unspecified incident.
two policemen and wounded a third in Diwaniya.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis