Updated at 12:38 a.m. EDT, June 10, 2007
At least 94 Iraqis
were killed or found dead and 130 wounded during violent attacks, including
a suicide truck bombing near Hilla and mortar fire on a U.S. detention center.
Eleven people were kidnapped in Khalis. Despite repeated warnings, Turkey
continues to escalate
activities on the border. Also one Task
Force Lightning soldier was killed during a small arms attack in Diyala
province today, and an
airman died on Thursday from wounds received during an IED blast south
A suicide truck bomber killed
14 Iraqi soldiers and wounded 30 others more during an attack at a checkpoint
In Baghdad, 24
bodies were found dumped around town. A roadside bomb attack on a minibus
dead and seven injured in Baladiyat. In Adhamiya, a car bomb killed
a police commando and a pedestrian, while wounding six commandos and another civilian.
policeman was killed and another wounded in a nearby gun attack. Also in Adhamiya,
the body of
Colonel Faris al-Duri was discovered. A roadside bomb in Za’afaraniya left three
policemen wounded. U.S. forces killed
a suspect during a raid. In al-Shabb, a car bomb killed
two people and wounded eight more. Sporadic clashing took place in Amil, leaving
four civilians wounded.
Mortars fired into the detention center at the U.S.-run Camp Bucca left
detainees dead and at least 50 wounded.
During raids in Fallujah,
U.S.-Iraqi forces killed
five suspects, and a stray bullet wounded
a teenage boy. In a separate incident, a bomb injured
four members of a police patrol. Also, the bodies
of three Iraqi soldiers were found.
In Mosul, during a clash between
rival armed groups last night, seven
people were killed. Gunmen also attacked a police patrol, killing
one policeman and injuring a second. A roadside bomb killed
a policeman and wounded two others. Also, mortar shelling killing
one civilian and wounding four others.
killed three and wounded seven yesterday in Samarra.
two suicide bombers at a police
checkpoint killed one officer.
U.S. forces fired
upon a mosque after gunfire targeting U.S. troops erupted from it.
fighting took place between Iraqi security forces and the Mahdi army in Muqdadiyah.
The number of casualties was not
yet reported, but witnesses claimed there were losses on both sides. At least
person is known dead.
In Basra, British forces bombed locations
thought to be populated by armed groups. Meanwhile, British targets also received
heavy fire. No
casualties were reported. Eight
barbers have been killed over the last two days; a decree forbidding barbers
from using modern tools may be to blame.
of a policeman was found in Diwaniyah.
were kidnapped from a fake security checkpoint in Khalis.
family of five was gunned down between Kanaan and Nahrawan.
by Margaret Griffis