Updated at 1:25 a.m. EST, Mar. 10, 2007
At least three million
Iraqis are in Karbala to observe Arbain ,which ends the forty-day period of mourning
that began with the Ashura holiday; no
deadly incidents were reported. Overall, at least 33 Iraqis were killed
and five wounded in separate incidents elsewhere. Also, a Marine
was killed in combat in Anbar province.
An Army Corps of Engineers
from New Hampshire was
killed and two more were injured during a "work-related accident"
in Iraq. No other information was released.
West of Baghdad, a U.S. air
12 gunmen waiting to ambush a passing U.S. patrol and destroyed anti-aircraft
In Baghdad, ten
unidentified bodies were found shot dead in several neighborhoods. Many of
the dumped corpses, which are found on a daily basis, are bound, gagged, blindfolded
or showing evidence of torture. It is believed they are victims of sectarian death
bodies were turned in at the Baquba hospital. They had been discovered by
police and civilians in several different neighborhoods and were found bound and
suspected militant was killed and six others detained in Mosul.
militiamen were arrested
in Fallujah and eight more suspects were detained in nearby Karma.
of Karbala at al-Khanafus, a mortar round targeting pilgrims caused no
Police in Hit arrested
13 people wanted by security forces.
and a child were wounded in Kirkuk when a car bomb exploded in front of their
The Arbain observence was free of violence; however, two car bombs
in the desert near Karbala before they could be used.
Gunmen attacked a
police station at Hibhib. One
policeman was killed, three were wounded and ten are missing.
the leader of a group of gunmen.
of al-Mawali tribe was shot dead by gunmen in Haditha.
tower in Ramadi was destroyed, but no
casualties were reported.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis