Updated at 2:11 p.m. EST, Mar. 10, 2007
powers met in Baghdad to discuss stabilizing the country, they were greeted
by a pair of mortars, which resulted in no injuries. Overall, at least 78 Iraqis
were killed or found dead during violent acts and another 120 were wounded.
Also, U.S. soldiers stand accused of gunning down a civilian family in Baghdad.
In Baghdad, a man
and his two daughters were gunned down and his son were wounded shooting in
which the man’s wife says that U.S. soldiers were involved; two
more people were wounded in the incident which took place in the Adhamiyah
neighborhood. At least 20
were killed and 48 more wounded when a suicide car bomber struck at the entrance
to Sadr City. Gunmen killed
two and wounded four in a separate entrance near Sadr City.
the capital, 34
bodies were discovered. In the Kadhamiya district, a Katyusha rocket killed
one Arbain pilgrim and wounded five more. A suicide
bomber in the Jamia area killed
one soldier and wounded two more. A roadside bomb in central Baghdad killed
one and wounded three others. Another roadside bomb wounded
two Iraqi soldiers in the Yarmouk district. Gunmen killed
one policeman and wounded two others in the Abu Graib area. Two
pilgrims were gunned down in eastern Baghdad. Also, the blast from a pair
of possible mortars rocked
a building in which world
powers are meeting to discuss stabilizing Iraq.
In Latifiya, one
Arbain pilgrim was killed and three more wounded.
A rocket killed
three and wounded 47 more at bus station in a Kurdish district of Kirkuk.
A man was abducted
in a separate incident.
U.S. forces killed
one gunmen and arrested 18 more in Taji.
policemen were killed and one injured during a roadside bomb attack in Ramadi.
Two dumped bodies
were found in Mahmudiya.
policemen were killed in al-Haqlaniya when a roadside bomb blasted their vehicle.
In other developments, Iraqi militants are threatening
to kill two German citizens if Germany does not remove its troops from Afghanistan.
Two people were killed and 14 injured during Arbain
observances stampedes in Karbala. Also, numerous
militiamen were detained in Ramadi and Baghdad, while 13 detainees were released
Compiled by Margaret Griffis