Updated at 12:20 a.m. EDT, July 5, 2007
soldier was killed this morning during combat operations in a southern
section of Baghdad. Also, a Task
Force Lightning soldier was killed and another wounded when a helicopter
crashed in Ninewah province. And, at least 151 Iraqis were killed and 92 were
wounded during the latest round of attacks, which included a significant number
of dead during clashes in Diyala province.
In Baghdad, a roadside
an Iraqi soldier and wounded three near the al-Shurta tunnel. A suicide
car bomber killed two and wounded seven others at a police checkpoint in al-Salam.
Two people were killed
during clashing in the Mansour district. Also in Mansour, mortars injured
two civilians. Two
people were injured by shelling in the Doura area. A suicide
bomber killed four police commandos and wounded eight more in Doura. Gunmen
killed two men and
kidnapped five in New Baghdad. In Amiriya, gunmen killed
a civilian. No casualties
were reported when mortars fell on the Green Zone and Ubaidi.
Mortars in Bayaa injured
three people. A child
was injured by mortar fire in Ma'alif. Also, clashes broke
out in Fadhl.
Several previously unreported Baghdad killings have come
to light: Two Iraqi
TV reporters were killed in separate incidents. A woman
and her daughter were killed, while the woman's son and her sister were wounded
during an attack in Saidiya; the father
had been killed weeks ago. Another woman
from Saidiya was killed for cooperating with police. The body
of a police colonel was found. Also, 16
unidentified bodies were recovered today.
Also in Baghdad, a U.S. convoy
was attacked, but no casualties were reported; however, several police commandos
after the incident. One
Iraqi soldier was killed and two were wounded during combat operations, while
38 suspects were detained.
policemen were killed and two officers were wounded in a drive-by shooting.
Three Iraqi soldiers
were wounded in roadside bombing. In a separate roadside bombing, two
police officers were wounded. An oil installation security
officer was killed and three others were wounded during an explosion near
their vehicle. On Tuesday, gunmen killed
one policeman and injured three others, while a roadside bomb injured
a security officer and a civilian.
The U.S. military reported killing
25 gunmen and injuring two more during a three-day security operation northeast
At least 15
people suspected of having ties to al-Qaeda were killed in various clashes
that took place in Diyala province.
Coalition forces killed
ten suspects in separate incidents in Anbar province and Mosul.
people were killed and 17 were wounded during a car bombing in Ramadi.
gunmen were killed during clashing in Shrween village.
of Iraqi Scholars reported
that 17 people were killed in an unconfirmed U.S. air strike in Muqdadiyah.
a local council chairman and two of his sons. Also, the home of a policeman
was blown up but no
casualties were reported.
people were killed, including three policemen, and 18
were wounded during a suicide
car bombing outside a Baiji restaurant.
soldier was killed at a fake checkpoint in Tikrit.
Iraqi soldier was killed and three others were injured in Suleiman Beg.
The soldiers were Kurdish.
In Hilla, three
Iraqi soldiers were killed during a mortar attack on their camp.
a rocket attack in Karbala.
Five kidnapped girls were freed
in Basra, but the body
of an Iraqi translator was found. The director of the Red Crescent said
his home was attacked by relatives of his predecessor, but no casualties occurred.
of bodies belonging to members of the Anbar Salvation Council were found in
man was found in Darbedikhan.
a policeman in Blour village.
In Hawija, one
soldier was injured during a roadside bomb explosion at a bus station.
of two Yazidi sect members were found in Mosul.
police commandos were killed and two more were wounded during a roadside bombing
Six truck drivers were kidnapped
near Tuz Khormato.
casualties were reported when the U.S. bases at Haditha and Kut
were struck by Katyusha rockets and mortar fire.
In Haqlaniya, two
policemen were wounded when they were attacked by gunmen.
was killed in Abu Al-Khasib during clashes with smugglers.
by Margaret Griffis