Updated at 11:40 p.m. EDT, May 25, 2007
The U.S. military reported
that six more U.S. soldiers were killed in Iraq yesterday. This brings
the monthly tally up to at least 93 dead. At least 37 Iraqis were killed and
38 wounded in other events throughout Iraq. Fridays are usually less violent
due to weekly prayers and curfews.
Soldier was killed by an IED this morning in Muqdadiyah, while a Marine
died in a non-hostile related incident. A soldier
was killed an another wounded during a small arms attack today in Baghdad.
Yesterday, a roadside bomb explosion killed
two MND-B soldiers in western Baghdad. Also, a Task
Force Lightning Soldier was killed during a roadside bombing in Nineveh
province. A roadside bomb blasted
a U.S. convoy in Baghdad's Amil district, but the number of casualties is unknown.
In Baghdad, 20
unidentifed bodies were found dumped in several locations. An overpass connecting
al-Khadra and al-Jamiya districts was severely
damaged in a bombing. A mortar attack in Abu Dsheer left one
person dead and eight wounded. A separate mortar attack in al-Jamiya killed
one person and wounded another. Two
civilians were killed and seven injured during shelling in al-Mail. Also,
in Doura, a roadside bomb killed
of the Mahdi Army in Basra was killed when British forces attempted
to arrest him. His
brother and two aides were also killed in the battle.
from the Abu Alwan tribe was shot and killed while driving in Fallujah.
civilians were killed and nine others wounded when a car bomb exploded near
a policeman’s home.
shot and handcuffed bodies were found in Latifiya.
A car bomb
in Muqdadiyah wounded
12 people, including four policemen.
was wounded during a bombing on the Kirkuk-Baghdad highway.
aircraft were seen circling Kut.
three farmers in an orchard near Jdaidat al Shat.
by Margaret Griffis