Updated at 12:20 a.m. EDT, June 28, 2007
At least 145 Iraqis
were killed and 123 more wounded during various attacks. Eight students were
kidnapped near Muqdadiyah, and a surgeon was abducted in Mosul. Also, two American
servicemembers were killed and four were wounded in separate incidents..
MND-B soldier was killed and four others were wounded when during a roadside
bomb blast in eastern Baghdad. Also, an American
soldier was killed in Nasir Lafitah when militants attacked her unit.
In Baghdad, 14
people were killed and 22 wounded during a car bombing in Kazimiyah. A second
tribal leader was assassinated
man was killed and his son wounded during a drive-by shooting in a southwestern
neighborhood. In Western Baghdad, gunmen shot
one pilgrim dead and injured five others on a minibus. Four
pedestrians were injured during an IED attack on Palestine Street. A suicide
car bomber killed one
police commando and wounded six others in al-Jaderiyia. A bombing in Suleikh
three people and wounded 10 others. Three
civilians were injured when U.S. forces opened fire on two minibuses in Qadisiya.
And, a journalist
was killed in a southern neighborhood.
The Iraqi army reported killing
14 suspects and arresting 114 others in Baghdad. They freed
three hostages. Eight
soldiers were killed and 29 injured during security operations. Witnesses
reported seeing a U.S. humvee shoot and kill
four civilians and injure four more in Sadr City. Three mortars struck the
Green Zone, but no casualties
were reported. Also, police found 21
dumped bodies throughout town.
In Khalis, mortars killed five
and injured 15 others. Gunmen attacked the al-Tahwila suburb, where
they killed 14 residents
and injured 13 more.
A minibus was stopped near Muqdadiyah.
Eight male students were kidnapped,
while the female students were allowed to remain on the bus. U.S. forces killed
four gunmen. Also, an IED blasted
a U.S. convoy.
policemen were killed by a roadside bomb in Samarra. The police then
randomly fired on a crowd killing
two civilians and wounding
at least one other. Also, men in police commando uniforms executed
a 60-year-old man before burning cars and an apartment.
four policemen during an ambush near Kirkuk in the Bashir
area. One dumped body
In Mosul, gunmen shot
dead two members of the Assyrian's Beth-Nahrain Association Union and a journalist
in a separate incident. Yesterday, five
people were killed and three were wounded during random drive-by shootings.
Overnight, gunmen blew
up an athletic club. And, gunmen kidnapped
a well-known surgeon.
militants were killed when the truck bomb they were arming blew up prematurely,
British positions in Basra came under various
attacks overnight, but no
injuries were reported.
Residents of Wajihija said they repulsed
an attack by al-Qaeda militants. One
resident and four gunmen were killed while three
residents were wounded.
An Iranian border guard shot
an killed a fisherman and injured a second fisherman when they wandered too
close to Iranian waters near al-Faw.
Gunmen stormed the home of a
border guard in al-Zubair. The guard killed
one gunmen before being killed himself.
U.S. forces claimed to have
two Turkish al-Qaeda suspects in Hawija on Saturday.
Also, an Iraqi
translator was killed and three British soldiers were injured during a traffic
accident in Missan province.
In Tikrit, gunmen killed
an off-duty soldier and wounded his brother. Two
bodies and a disembodied head were found separately. A roadside bomb explosion
three policemen east of Balad. An IED blasted
a U.S. convoy.
policemen were injured in Kubaisa when gunmen on motorcycles attacked their
Compiled by Margaret Griffis