Updated at 12:37 p.m. EDT, Apr. 4, 2007
The brunt of violence
in Iraq today took the form of small gunfire and unidentified body dumps. At
least 64 Iraqis were killed or found dead and another 46 were wounded. Also,
the U.S. military reported that a Marine
was killed while conducting combat operations in Anbar province yesterday.
In Baghdad, ten
unidentified bodies were recovered from various neighborhoods. A roadside
bomb killed two
university students in the Saidiya neighborhood; later another roadside bomb
three people and injured two more. A separate roadside bomb killed
one and wounded three in Zaafaraniya. Another roadside bomb injured
two people, and a
policeman was shot and injured, both in Doura. In Adhamiyah, gunmen killed
a policeman and injured one other.
of an 11-year-old boy was found in Sab al-Bor; his throat was slit. It is believed
gunmen killed him to instill fear in the local populace.
South of Fallujah,
Coalition forces killed
six suspects during an air raid and captured seven others thought to have
ties to al-Qaeda. Six more suspects were arrested
In Khalis, five
gunmen were killed when the car bomb they were driving detonated prematurely.
was killed and two of his brothers wounded when their store was attacked in
the main marketplace. Three
Iraqi soldiers were injured when roadside bomb targeted their patrol, which
happened to be escorting the bodies of 19 people who were killed yesterday.
were found scattered around Baquba.
bodies were discovered east of Ramadi.
bodies, belonging to policemen, were found near Hibhib.
in Tal Afar killed
four suspects and arrested 21 others believed to have ties to al-Qaeda.
were recovered from the streets of Mosul. A policeman
was injured in a roadside bomb blast. Residents around Kurdish party offices
phone calls warning them to leave the area ahead of a threatened bomb attack.
policemen were gunned down in Latifiya.
a guard and wounded a second person at a Kut petrol station. A roadside bomb
targeting a police patrol killed
a policeman and wounded three others.
in Kirkuk was shot and killed. Two
policemen and a civilian were wounded during a roadside bomb explosion. Nine
people were injured in other explosions.
The mayor of Balad, Aamir
Abdul-Hadi, and five guards were wounded when a roadside bomb blasted their
motorcade near Ishaqi.
guard was killed and another wounded during an assassination attempt on a
police chief in Salah ad Dhin province.
a judge near Baquba.
A hostage was freed
U.S. forces arrested
the chief of the al-Aabed tribe after raiding his home.
was gunned down in Tikrit.
A landmine killed
a woman in Basra.
U.S. forces stormed
and burned down an al-Sadr office in Hurriyah.
In Khalidiyah city, near
Fallujah, a booby-trapped car killed
two and injured eight others.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis