Updated at 12:08 a.m. EDT, June 1, 2007
The U.S. military reported
four more GI deaths today. At least 124 American servicemembers died
during May, making it the third deadliest month for U.S. troops since the
invasion. Also, 82 Iraqis were killed or found dead and 88 Iraqis were
wounded during violent attacks.
died this morning of wounds received during a shooting on May 19th while
looking for missing U.S. soldiers. An American
soldier died on Tuesday of wounds received a day earlier in an IED attack
northwest of the capital. Also, two
dismounted soldiers were killed on Tuesday during an explosion in Falris.
A suicide bomber in Baghdad’s Adhamiya neighborhood wounded
eight American soldiers and three
Iraqi civilians, including a child. Also, the last
of the troops ordered to Iraq in President Bush’s "surge" arrived in
bomber killed 25 people and wounded 30 more at a police recruitment center
In Ramadi, a suicide
truck bomber killed five people and wounded 15 more.
unidentified bodies were dumped throughout Baghdad. Gunmen attacked one of
the dreaded police commando patrols, killing
one commando and injuring three more in the Jihad district. In al-Khadra neighborhood,
a roadside bomb wounded
three policemen. An AP
cameraman was shot an killed. A husband and wife team who worked at the U.S.
embassy appear to have been kidnapped.
fierce clashing broke out in Aameriya between two different sets of gunmen; one
group is believed to be associated with al-Qaeda, while the other is composed
of members of the al-Ashreen Revolution Brigades. Residents are forced to stay
inside their homes. U.S. helicopters are reported on scene. A witness reported
dead on the streets.
a gunman and arrested two more during an attack on their patrol in Tikrit.
A sniper wounded
bodies, including three belonging to Iraqi soldiers, were found in Mosul.
Gunmen attacked the Iskandariya home of Ubaid al-Masoudi, a tribal leader.
He and his wife
were wounded in the incident.
A roadside bomb wounded
four policemen on a highway near Tal Afar. A separate bomb killed
an Iraqi army officer and wounded an Iraqi soldier. Also, a man was killed
during a rocket attack.
dead farmers were found in a Khalis orchard.
A roadside bomb
a home in Kirkuk. Gunmen opened fire on a car on the Baiji highway; one
civilian was killed, one gov't official was kidnapped. Four
people were injured by a roadside bomb in the Arafa neighborhood. Also, two
people were injured when gunmen opened fire near the education directorate.
Basra, a lecturer at the Fine Arts Academy, Dr.
Muhammad Aziz, was gunned down. The body
of an employee at the Usama bin Zaid mosque was found.
civilians were wounded during clashes between U.S. forces and gunmen in Baquba.
by Margaret Griffis