Updated at 12:30 a.m. EDT, May 15, 2007
The tally of U.S. servicemember
deaths passed 3400 today with the deaths of six servicemembers in separate
events. Eleven other Americans were wounded in those attacks as well. At
least 95 Iraqis were killed or found dead and 54 Iraqis were also wounded.
Also, one Danish
soldier was killed and four more wounded during an ambush attack in al-Hartha.
U.S military reported than an airman
was killed and three others wounded during a roadside bomb attack in southern
Baghdad. In northern Baghdad, a soldier
was killed and four others wounded during a separate roadside bombing.
In southeastern Baghdad, two
soldiers were killed and four wounded during a small arms attack. In Anbar
province, a Marine
was killed in combat. Also, a servicememer
died of non-combat related causes.
In Baghdad, a car bomb
killed 12 and
injured four in a Karrada district parking lot. Two
civilians were killed and 14 more were injured in the Za’afaraniya district
during a roadside bomb attack. On Palestine Street, a car bomb killed
one and wounded three others. In western Baghdad, two
Iraqi soldiers were killed and four more wounded during a suicide
bombing in al-Liqaa square. In the Amil area, a roadside bomb destroyed
an U.S. humvee, but casualties, if any, were unspecified.
Also in the capital,
U.S. forces killed
an on-duty policeman in the Abu Dsheer area. One gunmen
was wounded during security operations. The body
of a woman was found south of the capital. A policeman
was killed, another injured, during random gunfire in Slekh. Gunmen stopped
a minibus then killed
eight passengers and wounded four more. And, 18
dumped bodies were recovered in several locations.
a previously unreported body
was found on Sunday and five
more today. Three
civilians were killed and seven wounded in two separate bombings.
bodies were recovered in Fallujah.
A former member of the dissolved
Baath Party was gunned
down in Amara.
In Khalis, gunmen stormed several schools
to bomb them if they are not closed.
A bomb in Tal Afar killed
persons were killed and four wounded during an attack on a Baquba police
station. Suspected al-Qaeda members stopped a car and killed
the three policemen inside. Gunmen killed
another three civilians and injured a fourth person as well.
have been displaced in Diyala province due to increased violence in
the province. Camps have been set up outside Baghdad for them, but many have moved
on to places such as Najaf or Basra. Six hostages were freed.
Also, U.S. forces arrested
three parliamentarians tied to cleric Moqtada al-Sadr and confiscated their
Nine men working for an oil refinery in Baiji were kidnapped.
a home in Mada'en.
Near Muqdadiyah, gunmen injured
three men and, in a separate incident, kidnapped
men were killed and two others wounded on the Tikrit-Kirkuk highway.
Witnesses said that U.S.
forces killed a child in Dujail as well as some livestock.
students were killed and two injured in crossfire as they were leaving school.
In Arbil, truck collided with a motorcade carrying a prominent member
of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan; two
senior party members were killed and five more were wounded.
13 suspected militants and gunmen in Kirkuk.