Updated: 12:55 p.m. EST, March 1, 2007
At least 44 Iraqis were killed or found dead today and 66 more injured in
several smaller incidents. Also, a British
soldier was shot dead in Basra. British bases were also shelled
but no damage was reported. The U.S. military reported that one
American soldier was killed by smalls arms fire in western Baghdad on Tuesday.
In Baghdad, a car bomb killed
ten people and wounded 21 others near a Bayaa vegetable market; at least
four more explosions were heard
after the bombing. Two
policemen were killed and four others wounded when a suicide
car bomber attacked a police station. Mortars fell on a southwestern residential
nine civilians. Also, the body
of a police colonel missing for two months was found in northern Baghdad.
Coalition troops killed
eight gunmen in Taji and arrested several others.
of a prominent Sunni politician were killed in Muqdadiyah.
Mortars fell on Mahmudiya killing
one and wounding four more members of the same family. Also, three roadside
bombs were set off; one
person was killed and three others wounded during the explosions.
A roadside bomb injured
four Iraqi soldiers in Kirkuk. Also, police Colonel Ghazi Ali survived
a second assassination attempt.
of a man shot in the head was found in Himreen.
In Mosul, gunmen killed
Abdul-Hadi Mahmoud who was the head of the office issuing identity cards
driver and another companion.
A man and
a woman were killed when mortars fell in Iskandariya.
two Iraqi policemen when they landed on a Hilla checkpoint.
casualties were reported when mortars fell on a base in Garma.
In al-Hadid, one
gunman was killed and a captive freed during a raid.
U.S. forces killed
two Iraqis who were planting a bomb in Tikrit. Also, a taxi
driver was killed and a body was found, in separate incidents.
Mortars landed at an al-Khalidiyah marketplace where they killed
four and wounded six others.
person was killed and 14 more wounded when mortars fell on al-Maail.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis