Updated at 12:55 a.m. EDT, July 7, 2007
At least 73 Iraqis
were killed and 113 were injured in the latest incidents. Clashes between
security forces and the Mahdi army continue in Samawa, but otherwise it has been
a relatively quiet day. Also, seven GIs were killed and six were wounded.
soldiers were killed and three were wounded during an IED attack. An EFP
an MND-B soldier and an Iraqi interpreter; three GIs were also wounded.
soldier was killed during combat operations yesterday in Baghdad. Two
Marines were killed during combat operations yesterday in Anbar. In western
Baghdad, an MND-B
soldier was killed during a roadside bombing.
four explosions likely caused by mortar fire rocked the Green Zone; no
casualties were as yet reported. A banker and four bodyguards were kidnapped
from the Amil neighborhood. A civilian
was killed and another two were injured during a roadside bomb attack in Za’afaraniya.
In Yarmouk, a roadside bomb caused no
people were wounded in Karadat Mariam during a mortar attack. Mortars
falling in Fadhl killed
seven members of one family and injured two neighbors as they slept on their
rooftops. Five dumped
bodies were discovered in as many neighborhoods.
In Samawa, another
people were killed during a second day of clashes; 43
more wounded were also reported.
In Ahmad Maref, 26
people were killed and 33 others wounded during a suicide
A roadside bomb in Muqdadiyah blasted
a U.S. patrol, injuring several soldiers. A clash with miltants followed.
Tikrit, gunmen attacked the family of Sheikh Shaloukh al-Rufayee, killing
seven and injuring nine others.
security personnel were killed and three civilians were wounded in Samarra.
Gunmen bombed three
soldier was killed in Hawija.
In Khaneqeen, seven
Iraqi soldiers were injured during a bomb attack.
policemen were wounded during a drive-by shooting in Kirkuk. Police
injured two people
while firing shots to clear traffic. Missiles injured
one civilian. Gunmen injured
one policeman. Also, gunmen injured
A roadside bomb in Hilla killed
four Iraqi soldiers and injured
In Yusufiya, an Iraqi
soldier was killed during a roadside bomb attack. An oil pipeline was blown
bodies, bearing gunshot and torture marks, were found in Mahmudiya.
Nine civilians were kidnapped
from a fake checkpoint in Khalis.
A U.S. airstrike destroyed
three homes in Mada'en but left no casualties. Police commandos confiscated
a body and arrested two people at a funeral.
a married couple in Mosul. Gunmen attacked a police patrol with a hand
officer was killed and another was injured. Also, a newborn
was stolen from a hospital.
Iraqi police arrested
a man attempting to carry out a chlorine attack in Ramadi.
policemen and a civilian were killed during clashes in Haditha.
forces bombed inside Iraqi territory near Zakho but no
casualties were reported.
was killed in Umm Hilayil during a roadside bombing.
three militants in Anbar province.
Mortars falling in Tuz
Khormatu left no
casualties. Police reported
that the cell phone of a kidnapped Kurd, who is an Iraqi soldier, was used to
inform them that the soldier was killed. Authorities believe the announcement
was false because no body was found. He was kidnapped on a highway that leads
to Kirkuk from Tuz Khormatu.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis