Updated at 12:14 a.m. EDT, May 23, 2007
Violence once again exploded
in the capital with a significant bombing in Amil and a minibus attack near Tunis.
Overall, at least 105 Iraqis were killed or found dead and 121 Iraqis
were wounded during attacks. Also, the body of an Asian man was found near
Kirkuk, and a Sudanese man was killed in Baghdad.
In Baghdad, a car
bomb in the restive Amil district killed
25 and wounded 60 others. One
person was killed and three wounded when a bomb blew up near a police station
in Zayouna. In Mansour, a roadside bomb wounded
five people. Two plainclothes
officers were killed and a third wounded in Khadra. A minibus carrying college
students to the Tunis neighborhood was raked with gunfire; eight
students were killed and three wounded. In nearby Adhamiya, a mortar attack
on a college left four
dead and 27 wounded. A car bomb killed
one person and wounded five in al-Iskan yesterday.
Also in the capital,
suicide truck bomber was shot to death on a bridge in Doura. Also in Doura
and perhaps the same event, a suicide bomber killed
one person and injured three. Iraqi forces killed
four and arrested thirty suspects, while five
soldiers were killed and four wounded during security operations. The cousin
of the parliament speaker was freed
after a week in captivity, while an abducted Chaldean Catholic priest was released
in battered condition yesterday. The National Police abducted
four people. And, at 33
dumped bodies were recovered today from several neighborhoods.
Baquba, a family
of six was killed at a fake checkpoint. An infant and four children were among
of two Arbil airport employees were found in Riyadh.
militants were killed and 12 hostages freed when U.S. forces conducted a security
operation in Garma.
A mortar round in Mahmudiya killed
one person and wounded five more members of the same family.
bomb killed one
person and wounded a second near Hawija.
In Kirkuk, a
gunshot wounds and handcuffs was discovered. Two
civilians were injured during a roadside bombing downtown. A truck
driver was injured when gunmen attacked him on a highway. The body
of an Asian man was found west of the city.
Gunmen attacked the home
of a Zuber district council member near Basra and killed
At a fake checkpoint in Yathrib, gunmen kidnapped
Sheikh Mohammed Jasim Al Abbas of al-Ahbab tribe.