Updated at 12:20 a.m. EDT, June 26, 2007
Violence picked up again
today, with a number of notable suicide bombings occurring throughout Iraq. At
least 92 Iraqis were killed and 141 were wounded during these attacks.
Also, four American servicemembers were killed and three were wounded in separate
Force Marne soldier was killed during a small arms attack today in Baghdad.
In a separate attack, a roadside bomb killed
one MND-B soldier and wounded three others in the capital. A soldier
was killed yesterday in Duraiya during a small arms attack. Also, a soldier
wounded in an attack last week died
from his injuries over the weekend.
In Baghdad, a suicide
bomber penetrated security at the Mansour Hotel where former members of the
U.S.-allied Anbar Salvation Council were holding a meeting; at least five sheikhs,
a noted Iraqi poet and a TV
reporter were among the 12
dead and 21 wounded.
U.S. soldiers killed
three suspects who were planting a roadside bomb in eastern Baghdad. A roadside
bomb in Za'afaraniya injured
two civilians. A suicide
bomber managed to harm no
one but himself in the Waziriya neighborhood. Mortar shells in Saidiya injured
three people. Also, 16
bodies were recovered from various neighborhoods.
in Baiji, killed
27 Iraqis, including nine policemen and injured
62 others. Five
American soldiers also suffered light injuries. The attack began as a
double car bombing and was followed by dozens of gunmen attacking a police barracks.
Snipers killed four
people as they were closing their shops ahead of a curfew imposed after the
In Siniyah, a suicide
bomber killed two Iraqi soldiers and wounded three others at a checkpoint.
The town is only nine miles west of Baiji, and the incident occurred less than
an hour after the Baiji bombing.
people were killed and 42 were wounded during a suicide
bombing near the governor’s office in Hilla.
a car bomb killed
three people and wounded 40 others.
of an Iraqi army colonel was found in Basra.
Gunmen in Kirkuk
killed a policeman
and wounded three others yesterday. Today, two
policemen were injured in a roadside bomb attack.
A U.S. base came
under mortar attack
In Mahmudiya, six SUVs that resembled police
commando vehicles were used in the assassination
of a Latifiya council member.
Dujail police reported that seven
civilians were killed and two injured when U.S. forces fired upont their minibus.
The U.S. military denied the reports. A roadside bomb killed
one policeman and injured three others.
In al-Zubair, three
Iraqi contractors were killed and two foreign contractors were injured during
a roadside bomb attack.
bodies were found in al-Amel.
Compiled by Margaret