Updated at 1:10 a.m. EDT, June 13, 2007
At least 72 Iraqis
were reported killed or found dead and another 58 Iraqis were wounded,
not including dozens of newly reported casualties stemming from a weekend incident
in Camp Bucca. Also, bombers destroyed
a bridge on a Baghdad highway. In good news, the government in Ankara is backing
off threats to carry out operations against Kurdish rebels in Iraq.
casualties from Saturday’s mortar bombardment at Camp Bucca continue to
rise. At least 40
more wounded were reported as well as another 10
In Baghdad, a bomb in al-Resafi square killed
two people and wounded seven more. In Za’afaraniya, a separate roadside bomb
people. A third roadside bomb wounded
two people in the Mansour district. A booby-trapped
body hurt one person, also in Mansour. Police found the bodies
of two lawyers; the bodies were booby-trapped, but no one was hurt when they
person was killed and two more were injured during an mortar attack in the
Bayaa neighborhood. Snipers killed
a policemen in Karrada. In the Adhamiyah district, an IED killed
an Iraqi soldier and injured three others. Three
policemen were killed in Bab al-Sham. Two
people were killed and six injured in Bab al-Muathim. Also, 26
bodies were found scattered throughout town.
car bomber in Ramadi killed
three policemen and wounded 15 others.
In Mosul, a medical
student was gunned down.
was killed in a drive-by shooting near his Hawija home. Five
other policemen were injured during a roadside bombing outside of town.
Kurdistan police arrested several people in connection with the murder
of a police commander near Sulaimaniyah.
of a policeman bearing gunshot wounds was found in Tikrit.
near Kerbala when police discovered that his truck was loaded with explosives.
clash that left an unspecified
number of gunmen dead broke out in Baquba; a
policeman and a civilian were injured during the incident.
people were injured during a mortar attack in Bani Saad.
people were injured during an roadside bombing on a highway in Diyala province.
men were injured during a mortar attack in Khalis. Gunmen attacked
the homes of two displaced families. Two
people were gunned down. Also, gunmen shot up a minibus, killing
two people and wounded four others.
In Muqdadiyah, gunmen stormed
the home of a police officer. They kidnapped
two of the officer's brothers and his son. Also, the mayor's house was destroyed,
but gunmen forced the family out before blowing it up.
British forces fired
upon a taxi in Basra, but wounded
a civilian. City police arrested
a group of men implicated in a recent spate of barber killings; one
of the men was killed during capture.
In Suleiman Bek, a roadside
bomb exploded near a vehicle carrying security personnel. Two
were killed and an unspecified number were injured.
workers were kidnapped
The head of the al-Abbara police department was
during an ambush on his convoy. Two
bodyguards were killed during the attack.
people were shot dead in Albu Azziz.
Also, U.S. forces killed
15 al-Qaeda members in an unconfirmed report.