Updated at 12:25 a.m. EDT, June 21, 2007
Although violence has
subsided from the levels seen over the last two days, at least 116 Iraqis were
reported killed and 33 Iraqis were wounded. Many of today’s reported deaths
are from yesterday’s re-evaluated casualty figures. Also, one British and three
American servicemembers were killed in separate incidents today.
Task Force Marne soldiers were killed and four more injured today in Baghdad
during an IED explosion. A soldier
was killed and and eight more wounded during a IED attack in Diyala province.
Meanwhile, a British
soldier was killed in Basra after an indirect fire attack.
forces have reported killing at
least 19 more suspects during security operations in Diyala province.
In Baghdad, nine
more deaths from yesterday’s bombing and 12
more dumped bodies were recorded. A four-day security operation in southeast
Baghdad left four
suspects dead and 62 detained. One
police commando was killed and three others were wounded during an IED attack.
Three civilians were
injured during a mortar attack in Saidiya. The general
director of the Iraq-American contracts company was assassinated in the Sleikh
neighborhood. An IED targeted an American convoy in Hurriyah, but failed
to cause casualties. No
casualties were reported in a mortar attack in the Green Zone. Also, 29
unidentified bodies were recovered. Yesterday, mortars in Yarmouk killed
five civilians and wounded six others.
During continuing clashes in
Nasariya, U.S. forces killed
three suspects, including a senior member of the Mahdi Army.
Iraqi soldiers were killed in Numaniya.
the mayor of Aziziya.
shot bodies, one female, were found in Kut.
two mosques suffered
damage during separate bombings.
A Jbela mosque was damaged
during a bomb attack.
An Imam’s house was attacked
in Hilla, but the cleric fled when he saw the gunmen approaching.
suicide car bomb killed
five policemen and wounded 13 others in Ramadi.
Mortars in Baquba
killed two children
and three women, while injuring eight others.
East of Mosul,
eight Christian students and a lecturer were abducted
off a minibus.
policemen were killed during an attack on a police checkpoint in Khalis.
Diyala province, six
civilians were killed, two by U.S. troops, and three
Iraqi soldiers were killed at a checkpoint.
Compiled by Margaret