Updated at 6:30 p.m. EDT, May 1, 2007
At least 63 Iraqis were
killed or found dead and 47 Iraqis were wounded in violent attacks. In unconfirmed
reports, the leader of al-Qaeda in Iraq, Abu Ayoub al-Masry, was reported
killed as well. Also, one
GI and one
British soldier were killed in separate non-combat incidents.
of al-Qaeda in Iraq, Abu Ayoub al-Masry, was reported killed by tribesmen
or by other militants in the
Taji area. The death is unconfirmed.
In Baghdad, clashes broke
out in the al-Amil neighborhood; casualties
occurred on both sides but the number was not reported. Four
people were killed and six wounded when mortars fell on residential Baiyaa;
later in the day, another
person was killed and two others injured in fresh shelling. Mortars also fell
in Saidiya, but they caused
no injuries. In Doura, random gunfire killed
one person and inured two others. One
person lost their life and seven were injured by a mortar attack in al-Ealam.
Mortars in Jihad killed
one and injured six. A roadside bomb in al-Bunouk killed
one person and wounded two others. In the Ur neighborhood, an explosion damaged
over a dozen shops. Also, 15
dumped bodies were found.
In Iskandariya, 11
minibus passengers were attacked and killed late Monday; three
others were injured.
bullet-riddled bodies were recovered in Baquba.
minibus riders were killed and five wounded at a fake checkpoint in Latifiya.
In Hilla, an explosive device killed
one person. Mortars fell on a home wounding
three people from one family. In a random shooting, three
people were killed and five wounded.
During a drive-by shooting in
Mussayab, gunmen killed
one worker and wounded three others.
number of people were shot when an aircraft opened fire in Basra.
In Fallujah, gunmen killed
a policemen and blew up his home.
head of a kidnapped senior Iraqi officer was found in Baiji.
Several building were damaged
during explosions in Kirkuk that targeted
the homes of policemen.
Gunmen attacked Khalouf where they killed
three residents and injured four.
Coalition forces killed
five in overnight raids.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis