Updated at 12:41 a.m. EST, Feb. 5, 2007
A day after a large bombing
attack killed or injured hundreds in Baghdad, smaller bombings continued
to plaque the capital. Throughout the country, 115 Iraqis were killed or
found dead and another 127 were injured in various attacks. The U.S. military
reported that one
soldier was killed during combat operations in Tikrit. Also, the Iraqi Interior
that they believe over 1000 people died in the last week due to increasing violence.
U.S. forces reportedly injured
Suhad Shakir, an anchor for the Iraqiya network when they fired upon her
car. In Tikrit, U.S. forces raided
the homes of Sheikh Hamed Ekab and Dr. Basim al-Gaishi. Another U.S. team killed
a local leader in Moqtada al-Sadr's movement; Ali
Kadhem was shot outside his home in al-Howayder.
In Baghdad, a car bomb in the Doura neighborhood killed
four and wounded nine. Six
people were killed and 15 injured when a car bomb exploded at a bus stop
in the Karada district. In the al-Kesra area, a roadside bomb targeting a police
four officers and injured four others. In central Baghdad, a bomb killed
two and wounded four others. A roadside bomb killed
one and injured
five people in the Illam neighborhood. A mortar round fell on a home in
the Karrada district, killing
a woman and two children. At dusk, mortar attacks began anew in the Adhamiyah
district where 15
were killed and 56 wounded.
Also in the capital, the Iraqi army killed
18 militants and arrested 88 more. Gunmen killed
two employees of the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs and wounded
three others in an attack in northeastern Baghdad. An employee
from the Justice Ministry was gunned down in a separate incident. In the
Mansour district, gunmen killed
two people and wounded a third person. Gunmen also stormed the passport
office in Karkh; the number of casualties
was not reported. In the Amil district, clashes between gunmen and police
dead and 11 wounded. And 33
bodies were found dumped throughout Baghdad.
In Basra, a local leader in Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr’s movement, Sheikh
Khalil al-Maliki, was shot dead.
were killed when a car bomb blasted their patrol in Khalis. A bomb at a
seven people and injured 10 others.
was killed and another wounded during an ambush near Riyadh.
of Colonel Aqil al-Jenabi was found near Hilla.
In Kinaan, a motorcycle bomb killed
one and wounded five others in a popular marketplace.
two people in Muqdadiyah.
In Mosul, a roadside bomb injured
two police officers. A
man constructing home-made bombs was killed when they blew up inside his
Compiled by Margaret Griffis