Updated at 12:30 a.m. EST, Mar. 20, 2007
At least 123
Iraqis were reported killed or found dead today and another 142 were wounded
in violent attacks. Most of them were during a large number of small attacks throughout
the country. A series of bombs also killed or wounded dozens in Kirkuk alone.
No foreign deaths were reported.
A series of two car bombs and four roadside
bombs shook Kirkuk today. At least 18
people were killed and another 50 were wounded. Bombs targeted a government
building, a political party headquarters, a commercial street and security patrols.
more civilians were wounded when a bomb was detonated later in the day.
In Baghdad, a bomb in a plastic bag killed eight
and wounded 36 at a mosque downtown near the Shorja marketplace. In a southern
neighborhood, a roadside bomb injured
four people. Mortars injured
four guards at a political office. Five
people were injured by mortars falling on Saba a Bour. Four
were injured by mortars in Jisr Diyala. One
civilian was injured by a roadside bomb in the Saydiya district and another
in the Habibya area. Five mortar shells fell on a U.S. base but caused no
casualties. Also, 30
bodies were discovered in several neighborhoods mostly on the western side
Police found 25
decomposed bodies near a post office in Ramadi.
In Iskandariya, a policeman
was shot dead. Two separate drive-by shootings on Sunday left
a man dead and four others wounded. Also, a
woman and her daughter were killed when a mortar round fell on their house.
A roadside bomb targeting a police patrol in Mosul wounded
two civilians instead. U.S. forces mistakenly killed
a bus driver during clashes today. Clashes that erupted between U.S. forces
and gunmen yesterday resulted in one
death and injuries to two people.
The mayor of Wasit, Khalaf
al-Dalfi, was found dead hours after he was kidnapped.
was killed and three others were wounded when gunmen attacked a checkpoint
In Dour, a roadside bomb killed
an Iraqi soldier and wounded three others.
The head of the passport
office in Diwaniya, Abdul-Qadir
Khudhair, was killed yesterday, while the
body of a police captain was found in a separate incident.
gunmen attacked a garage where they killed
a man and wounded another person. Four
were killed and five injured during a mortar attack.
one person dead an injured another in Diyala.
of an Iraqi soldier was found in Tikrit. Armed men killed
a soldier at a nearby checkpoint.
was found in Mahaweel; the victim had been shot in the head.
A sniper in
a man in Hilla yesterday. Mortar rounds fell on a U.S. base but caused no
Iraqi soldiers were wounded during an attack in Khanaquin.
policemen were injured during a roadside bomb explosion. The U.S. military
reported that on Thursday gunmen attacked a police station; during the clashes
that followed, six
people were killed and a civilian wounded.
In Mahmudiya, shelling injured
civilians in Diyala were injured by a roadside bomb.
A family of refugees
were targeted by a roadside bomb which injured
three of them as they were driving their moving vehicle through Shamsiya.
gunman was injured
during clashes with British troops in Basra. West of the city, a roadside bomb
caused property damage but no
were killed and another injured during tribal warfare in Hwair.
guard was killed during a drive-by shooting in Baiji.
A bomb on a bus
in dujail killed
the driver and injured several passengers.
Suspected al-Qaeda militants
damaged two police stations in Dhuluiya, but no
casualties were reported.
The Iraqi Army reported killing
eight gunmen and arresting 66 Iraqis during security operations over the last
Compiled by Margaret Griffis