Updated at 12:24 a.m., EDT, June 2, 2007
Residents of Baghdad’s
Amiriya neighborhood spent
a second day holed up indoors in fear of ongoing clashes between rival militant
groups. No casualties were as yet reported there, but at least 114 Iraqis were
killed in other incidents and 87 more were wounded. Three American soldiers
were killed and one Bulgarian
soldier was reported injured in separate incidents.
The U.S. military
reported that one MNC-I
soldier was killed by small arms fire in Zawiyah. Another soldier
was killed in Baghdad yesterday when he was struck by small arms
fire. Also, a third
soldier died in attack on Wednesday, bring May's GI tally to 126 deaths.
One Bulgarian soldier was reported
injured in a traffic accident.
In Baghdad, The Umm al-Maalif
neighborhood was showered with mortars; 10
were killed and 30 wounded. An IED in al-Khadra neighborhood killed
one civilian and injured two more. In Saba al-Bour, mortars killed
one and injured two. An IED injured
four police commandos in Doura. Mortars fell in an Iraqi army camp, but no
casualties were reported. During continued fighting in Amiriya, at least 27
more people have died. Also, 15 bodies were recovered.
at Uweidla village, a suicide
truck bomber killed five people and wounded 25 others. Five oil protection
soldiers were kidnapped
in a separate incident.
decomposing bodies were found together in Baquba. At
least nine other bodies were brought in to the morgue. Also, a suicide truck
bomber attacked what is thought to be an al-Qaeda safehouse; at least two
Mortars landing in Mahmudiya killed
two people and wounded four in a residential neighborhood. Tests on a body
thought to be a missing American soldier turned out ot be negative.
forces conducting raids in Fallujah
killed six suspects. Three
children were killed near Fallujah when an allied tank attacked a group
of gunmen burying an IED.
Three truck drivers were kidnapped
body bearing torture marks was found near Kirkuk in the Musalla area.
men were killed as they planted a roadside bomb in Madaen.
policemen were injured during mortar attacks in Basra. One
policeman was wounded during a clash with gunmen.
A suicide truck bomber
is believed to have been targeting a police lieutenant colonel's home in Shurkat.
The bomb exploded before arriving at the home but the blast killed
An IED blasted an Iraqi army convoy, killing
two soldiers and injuring five more in Sulaiman Bek.
a bomb exploded in front a policeman's home, but no
casualties were reported.
policeman was injured in Kirkuk during an IED attack. One dead
body was found. Five
policemen were wounded in an IED attack. Also, gunmen attacked a car carrying
the son of a former lawmaker; he
was injured and his bodyguard was killed.
soldier was killed and one injured when gunmen attacked them near al-Shajra.
disembodied heads were found. Also, one
civilian was killed and two wounded during mortar fire.
a policeman in Mosul.
Also, Turkish troops are massing
at the Iraqi border in preparation for cross-border offensives against
Kurdish rebels they believe are trying to destabilize Kurdish regions in Turkey.
At least two rebels were killed
on Turkish soil so far.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis