Updated at 1:04 a.m. EDT, June 11, 2007
During attacks mostly
directed at Iraqi security forces, 73 Iraqis were killed and 149 more were
wounded. Turkey shelled Kurdish locations inside Iraq again, but no
casualties were reported. Two American servicemembers were also reported
soldier was killed and another was wounded during combat operations today
in southern Baghdad. An MND-North
soldier was killed and a second was injured in Diyala province yesterday
during combat there.
truck bomber killed 14 policemen and wounded 42 more at a police station in
In Baghdad, the leader of the Shi'ite Dialogue Faction,
al-Obeidi was killed and his driver wounded in a drive-by shooting in a western
suburb. A car bomb at a Bayaa area petrol station killed
one person and wounded six others. A few minutes later in Saidiya a separate
car bomb killed
one person and wounded eight others. Also in Saidiya, a coffin bomb containing
unidentified body exploded and wounded four policemen. A car bomb targeting
a U.S. patrol instead killed
three Iraqis and wounded five more. Clashing,
which involved U.S. troops, occurred in the Fidhiliyah area; five
people were killed and 19 wounded. Also, 15
corpses were discovered.
In Suleiman Bek, a roadside bomb
killed one Iraqi
solider and wounded six others.
A roadside bomb near a Balad Ruz
petrol station killed
one person and sounded six others.
civilians were wounded in Hawija when a roadside bomb targeting a police
patrol injured them instead.
South of Baquba, a suicide bomber killed
two policemen and wounded three others at a police station.
civilian and two policemen were killed in separate attacks in Khalis.
more wounded were reported in yesterday’s attack at Camp Bucca.
bodies were found in Amiriyat al-Fallujah. The town is under a curfew
due to increasing violence.
Iraqi security forces reported killing
five suspects and detaining 56 more in various locations. Nine
Iraqi soldiers were killed and 38 wounded during security operations.
bridge near Iskandariya was blown-up. There were an unspecified
number of casualties; Americans may
be among them.
U.S. helicopters fired upon and killed
eight suspects south of Baquba at Khanan.
was wounded while driving through Kirkuk last night.
by Margaret Griffis