Updated at 1:15 a.m. EST, Mar. 6, 2007
At least 126 Iraqis
were reported killed or found dead and another 196 Iraqis were injured, including
30 people who had been held captive and tortured in southern Iraq. Also, bombings
and shootings continued in Baghdad despite the security crackdown. Three American
military deaths were also reported.
The U.S. military reported that
was killed and another wounded south of Tikrit when they struck a roadside
bomb. On Friday, a Marine
was killed in combat in Anbar province, and a soldier
died due to non-combat related causes in Baghdad.
Baghdad was rocked
by bombs today. A suicide car bomber attacked the historic bookseller’s district,
killing 38, injuring
105, and inflicting significant damage. In the Adel area, a car bomb killed
a man and wounded three others. Two
pilgrims were killed and ten injured by a roadside bomb in central Baghdad.
At Doura Junction, a roadside bomb injured
In Baghdad's Adhamiya district, the bodies
of six people, including children, were discovered. In two separate shootings
in southern Baghdad, five
pilgrims were killed and 17 wounded as they were headed to Karbala for a religious
observance. Also, 20
bodies were found scattered in western Baghdad on Sunday and 15
more were found today.
gunmen were killed, two
were wounded and 68 arrested in and around Baghdad as part of security operations.
members of the security force were killed and seven more were wounded.
torture victims were freed in southern Iraq.
policemen were killed and five soldiers were injured during drive-by shootings
in Ishaqi. Yesterday, four
policemen were wounded at a garden party.
bodies bearing gunshot and torture wounds were found in Tuz Khormato and Sulaiman
policemen were ambushed and killed north of al-Khalis.
soldier was killed and two more injured when a bomb blasted their patrol in
A former Baath Party member
was gunned down in Diwaniya.
In Kirkuk, gunmen shot
dead a policeman who was out driving in a car.
was wounded while trying to attack a British base in Basra. A three-month-old
infant was killed in a Katyusha rocket attack.
An attack at an army
checkpoint in Kanaan resulted in a clash that left
two attackers and two soldiers dead. Another three
gunmen and two soldiers were wounded.
one man in Abu Saida and kidnapped two others.
head was discovered in a box at a park in Baquba. Two
gunmen were killed in town; it is believed they were attempting to organize
an attack on a bank.
An attack on a convoy in Diyala province left
two gunmen dead.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis