Updated at 12:45 a.m EDT, May 29, 2007
At least 123 Iraqis
were killed or found dead and 233 were killed in violent events. The
most significant incident was a bombing at a Sunni shrine in Baghdad. No foreign
deaths were reported, but May has been one of the bloodiest months of the occupation
with over 100 American servicemembers losing their lives while on duty in Iraq.
In Baghdad, 33
bodies were found in scattered locations. A car bomb killed
at least 24 and wounded 90 in the Sinak commercial district; the explosion
also damaged Abdul-Qadir al-Gailani mosque, a Sunni shrine. Clashing continued
today in the Fadhil area, where three
policemen were killed and eight others wounded during a battle that evolved
out of a double minibus hijacking; at least 15 Iraqis were abducted in the incident.
In Bab al-Muadham, a car bomb killed
four and wounded 29 others. Eight
people were killed and 35 wounded during shelling in Karrada. Two
people were killed and six wounded by a car bomb, also in Karrada. A sniper
killed a female
student near al-Mustansiriya University. A car bomb in Za'afraniyah killed
three and wounded 10 others. In Bayaa, two
people were killed and two more wounded during a roadside bombing. Two
people were killed and and 10 wounded by a roadside bomb in Adhila Khatoun.
Near Baiji, Hamad al-Jouburi, the head of a regional "Salvation
Council," said that gunmen had attacked his brother’s two houses and abducted
four men. Officials said that gunmen killed
the four sons of Jouburi’s sister.
A car bomb in a Ramadi market
and wounded 12 others. In a separate incident, a suicide car bomber rammed
his vehicle into a police checkpoint, injuring
three officers and a child.
bodies were found dumped in a hole in Uwaireg.
A roadside bomb
in Kirkuk wounded
In Hawija, a roadside bomb wounded
four Iraqi soldiers.
A mortar killed
one person and wounded 11 others in Baquba. Two
bodies were found, and a policeman
was gunned down in Ameen neighborhood.
people were killed and one injured in a mortar attack in Nahrawan.
policemen were killed by a car bomb.
In Muqdadiyah, the Iraqi
civilian was killed and three wounded in Saisabana village when gunned
opened fire on them.
In Barawana, gunmen killed
one person and injured three more.
The Iraqi army reported killed
one person and arresting 45 in unspecified locations. A detainee at Camp
Cropper died from what is believed
to be complications from diabetes.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis