P> Updated at 12:48 a.m. EST, Apr. 1, 2007
After several days of
increased violence, the attacks have tapered off somewhat. However, 67 Iraqis
were killed or found dead today and another 96 were injured. The Iraqi government
release new figures on Tuesday’s Tal Afar bombing that make it the single deadliest
event since the start of the war in Iraq. Also a GI
died of non-combat-related causes in Baghdad.
The Iraqi government
released a final total for Tuesday’s
truck bombing in Tal Afar. The incident claimed the lives of 152 Iraqis and
wounded another 347, making this the deadliest single bombing of the war. Also,
the U.S. military denied
involvement in yesterday’s deadly air strike in Sadr City.
In Baghdad, five
people were killed and 22 wounded during a car bombing outside Sadr City’s
Sadrayn hospital. In Amil, a roadside bomb injured
three policemen in Amil. American forces killed
a woman and child walking in the Saydiya neighborhood. Two
citizens were wounded by a roadside bomb in Obeidi. In the Zafaraniyah area,
a grenade was tossed at a park where it injured
two children who were playing soccer. A roadside bomb in Sleikh and a mortar
in Adhamiyah caused no
casualties. In Husseiniyah, mortars wounded
three people on Friday. An employee
of al-Iraqiya TV was gunned down while driving in his car. Gunmen killed
one person and wounded a second in the Amil neighborhood. Another dumped
body was found on Friday, and thirteen
bodies were recovered today.
A bomb killed
a Kirkuk policeman and wounded two civilians. Eight
people were killed and two more wounded when gunmen attacked a vehicle carrying
workers to an Iraqi army base; four brothers were among the wounded.
were killed and 23 injured in a car bomb attack in Hilla.
In Tuz Khormato,
a suicide car
two Shi’ite laborers and wounded 11 more.
bodies, blindfolded and handcuffed were recovered from the Tigris River near
Suwayra, where many bodies are often discovered. A bomb at a bus station killed
three civilians and wounded seven others.
In Tal Afar yesterday, four
Sunnis were killed.
A car bomb targeting police wounded
ten people in Mosul.
In Mahmudiya, three mortar rounds fell on on a
residential area where they killed
two people and wounded four more.
A roadside bomb killed
a policeman and wounded another person in Duluiya.
Gunmen in Diwaniya
a contractor and his nephew; the contractor's brother was wounded in the attack.
Fallujah, gunmen killed
a senior officer from the former Iraqi army.
Mortar rounds were fired
at a U.S. base near Fallujah, but no
casualties were reported.
people were killed and two more wounded during clashes in al Botoama village
in the Diyala province.
civilians and two gunmen were killed in separate events in Baquba.
one person in Muqdadiyah.
The Iraqi Army arrested
110 suspects in Kanaan, while the U.S. military arrested 16 more south of Baghdad.
And, 212 were arrested
in Baghdad. Three were arrested
Compiled by Margaret Griffis