Updated at 12:25 a.m. EDT, April 27, 2007
Today U.S. General David
Petraus spoke on the situation in Iraq and called
it "the most complex and challenging I have ever seen." Meanwhile at
least 90 Iraqis were reported killed or found dead and another 158 Iraqis
were wounded in violent attacks that including a triple bombing in Mosul.
No foreign casualties were reported.
In Baghdad, 27
bodies were found scattered in separate locations. A bomb near Baghdad University
near Jadriya killed eight
and wounded 19 others. One
person was killed and three others wounded during two explosions in Baiyaa.
In Doura mortars killed
two people and injured 12 others. Mortars in Harthiya killed one
and injured two, while another mortar attack killed
another person and wounded two more in a northwestern neighborhood. Mortars
in Sab al-Boor killed
one and injured two more. A roadside bomb near the Shorja market killed
four and wounded nine. Two IEDs in Saidiyah injured
a civilian and a policeman. A civilian
in al-Qadisiyah was injured during a random shooting.
forces reported killing
three suspects during security operations in Baghdad. Residents claim the
suspects included a pregnant woman and a 70-year-old man; seven
others were wounded. Iraqi forces killed
a separate suspect. An American air strike killed
two and injured two in Sadr City late yesterday. No
casualties were reported after a roadside bomb exploded near a U.S. convoy.
decapitated bodies were found south of Baghdad.
bombings took place in Mosul. At least three
people were killed and 59 wounded. A suicide bomber and two truck bombs targeted
In Khalis, a suicide car bomber attacked
an Iraqi army checkpoint, killing
10 soldiers and wounding 15 others, including civilians. Gunmen killed
an army officer and two
citizens, and they also wounded others. Also, four
civilians were wounded during clashes.
Gunmen in Tikrit killed
a woman who was the sister-in-law of Chemical Ali, Saddam Hussein’s notorious
cousin. Her daughter
was also killed.
a woman and wounded three others in a home in Mahmudiya. Elsewhere
in town, a body
Near Taji, four
suspects were killed during an air strike. The U.S. military also believes
that two women
and two children were killed.
people were wounded in Kirkuk when someone tossed a hand grenade into
The general-secretary of the Shi'ite Tharallah Islamic Party, Yousif
al-Moussawi, was not hurt in a grenade attack on his home in Basra, but
one of his guards
was seriously wounded.
In Fallujah, gunmen killed
a member of the Sunni Iraqi Islamic Party. Two
members of the same family and a gunman were killed. Two
bodies were also found.
of a woman was found in Balad. Mortars were shot into town where they injured
was wounded in Madaen when gunmen attacked his patrol.
At a Jibela
secondary school, a hidden bomb killed
one student and wounded six others.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis