Updated at 12:50 p.m. EDT, April 11, 2007
Today was significantly
calmer in Iraq with only 39 reported Iraqi deaths and 17 injured across
the country. A U.S.
soldier was killed today by a roadside bomb in eastern Baghdad. A second
soldier was reported killed; the death occurred yesterday when the soldier's
unit was attacked in southern Baghdad.
In Baghdad, eleven
dumped bodies were recovered; it is believed these daily body dumps are caused
by sectarian violence. An electricity
ministry official and his driver were assassinated in the Suleikh district.
Gunmen also shot and killed
a teacher, in the Amil district. A bomb attack in Amiriya wounded
shot and torture bodies, including one belonging to a woman were found in
policeman was killed and eight others were wounded during a police car explosion.
gunmen were injured during an attack on a Kurdish town.
bodies were recovered in Fallujah. An explosion destroyed the home of a police
bodies were turned in to the morgue in Khalis.
U.S. forces killed
a gunman and arrested 13 others in Arab Jabour.
In separate incidents,
two Kut policemen
were shot to death outside their homes. Six gunmen were arrested
in a western region during security operations.
A roadside bomb in Hilla
killed a policeman
and wounded three others.
people were injured during a mortar attack a village near al-Wahda.
a photographer for filming an attack on a police patrol.
one was injured when the British base at Basra airport came under indirect
Compiled by Margaret Griffis