Updated at 12:55 a.m. EST, March 1, 2007
At least 94 Iraqis were killed or found dead and 102 were wounded in
various violent attacks. Also, four Americans soldiers were killed in
separate roadside bombings, and another three were wounded.
The U.S. military reported that three
U.S. soldiers were killed and one more wounded during a roadside bomb
attack on the outskirts of Baghdad today. Another
soldier was killed and two more wounded during a separate roadside bomb
attack near Diwaniyah last night.
A report that 18 young people were killed in Ramadi turned
out to be false. It is believed that an earlier incident added to the confusion.
According to early reports, 18
children were killed during a car bomb attack at a soccer field in Ramadi.
Then, in a contradictory report,
the U.S. military reported that 30 people were injured and no one died during
a "controlled explosion" implemented by U.S. forces. Also, the number
of dead from yesterday’s ambulance bomb rose
by one to fifteen.
In Baghdad, Iraqi labor Ministry Undersecretary Ghazi
Al-Anbar died of wounds he received during yesterday's attack at the labor
ministry. A car bomb killed
five and wounded 10 people shortly after an official convoy passed through
the Karrada district. A separate car bomb, also in Karrada, killed
two and wounded four. Two
people were killed and 11 wounded by a roadside bomb near Tayaran Square.
In the Zayouna neighborhood, a roadside bomb wounded
three policemen. Also, 25 bodies were found dumped in several neighborhoods.
Also in the capital, a bomb in a bag at a popular restaurant killed
three and wounded 13 others. Four
were killed and 11 injured when a suicide bomber detonated his cargo near
ice cream parlors. The number of dumped bodies found on Monday was updated
by seven to a total of 25 bodies.
gunmen were killed and 10 more arrested during clashes in Kut.
In Mosul, a suicide-truck bomber killed
8 policemen and wounded 38, mostly civilians, at a police station. A university
gunned down in a separate incident.
At a construction company in al-Baaj, a suicide bomber killed
four and wounded six in the reception area.
A roadside bomb blast near Kirkuk killed
a child and an Iraqi soldier.
British forces killed
a gunman and arrested three more in separate incidents in Basra.
were killed and six wounded when mortars fell on Wehde.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis