Updated at 2:10 a.m. EDT, Apr. 3, 2007
At least 84 Iraqis were
killed or found dead today and another 280 Iraqis were wounded in violent
attacks. Also, 10 people were abducted at a fake checkpoint. In the largest
incident, about 200 were wounded and 13 killed, including a GI, during a truck
bombing in Kirkuk. Altogether, three Americans and one British soldier died
in four separate attacks today.
soldier died during the truck bombing in Kirkuk. A
second GI was killed during combat operations today in Anbar Province.
A roadside bomb killed
a U.S. servicemember in Fuhaylat. Also, a British
soldier died in Basra, the second in as many days.
people were killed and about 200
were wounded during a truck bomb attack in the northern city of Kirkuk. Many
children are believed to be among the dead and injured. The number of casualties
is expected to rise. At least one
American soldier was among the dead; two others were injured.
of 23 men were found near Baquba in Bani Saad; among the dead were 19 who
together at a fake checkpoint yesterday. Today, 10
more people were abducted from a fake checkpoint.
In Baghdad, 14
dumped bodies were found scattered throughout town. A suicide
car bomber drove into a police checkpoint in the Doura neighborhood where
he killed two
people and wounded five others. Near a Bayaa area courthouse, a car bomb killed
four and wounded ten. Elsewhere, an interior ministry motorcade came under
fire; two guards
were seriously wounded. Two
guards were killed and three more wounded by a roadside bomb in Bab al Muathim.
A roadside bomb in Qahira injured
three people. A mortar damaged
a school. In al-Ghadeer, a sniper killed
an Iraqi soldier, while an off-duty Iraqi
soldier was gunned down at a checkpoint in Yarmouk. Also, mortars fell in
several neighborhoods late yesterday where they killed
one person and wounded 20 more. And, the body
of a Baghdad University director was found two days after he was kidnapped.
A suicide bomber
killed four people and wounded 30 near a popular Khalis restaurant.
In Mosul, U.S. troops raided two homes where they killed
six people who belonged to two families. Three
dumped bodies were found.
a police officer in Amara.
In Fallujah armed men killed
a member of the Fallujah Clerics Council. Three
unidentified bodies were discovered.
two civilians in Hibhib.
Mortar rounds fell on a U.S. base in Haditha,
were not reported.
In Diyala province, clashes
took place at Iraqi army headquarters in Ghalbia. Also, five
civilians were injured when the were fired upon; the injured had to be taken
to Baghdad as routes to other hospitals were too dangerous to use.
carrying rice to Mandii was bombed; the blast destroyed
seven months of food rations.
Iraqi and U.S. forces arrested
at least 50 suspects in Dour, including the mayor. Two suspected al-Qaeda were
in Ramadi. Nine
people were detained in Latifiya. Three
gunmen were arrested in Karbala. Also, Iraqi forces killed
two suspects during security operations.
Compiled by Margaret