Updated at 12:28 a.m. EST, July 8, 2007
At least 237 Iraqis
were killed and 316 more were wounded during the latest round of attacks,
which included a major bombing
south of the northern town of Tuz Khormato. Also, seven GIs were killed and
two were wounded, while two British soldiers were killed and three more
were wounded in separate incidents.
Task Force Marne soldiers were killed and two more were wounded when their
dismounted patrol came across a roadside bomb south of Baghdad yesterday. Elsewhere,
soldier died on non-battle-related causes. Three
sailors were killed while conducting combat operation near Baghdad. An
explosion in Salah ad Din province killed a Task
Force Lightning soldier and wounded four more. These latest deaths raise
the total number of American soldiers killed in Iraq to over 3600.
soldier was killed during an IED attack north of Basra. Three
Britons were wounded in three separate incidents as well. A British
soldier stationed in Basra was killed in an unspecified incident yesterday.
A truck bomb south of Tuz Khormato in the village of Amerli killed
156 people and wounded 255 more.
bomber killed 22 and wounded 15 at a funeral Khanaqeen last night.
U.S. forces mistakenly bombed a checkpoint north of Baghdad. Two
policemen were killed and two were wounded.
In Baghdad, a suicide
car bomber killed five soldiers and one civilian at a checkpoint in Zayouna;
people were wounded. Two
Iraqi soldiers were killed during combat operations. Gunmen killed
a man last night. Friday, mortars in Abu Saifien injured
two people. Also, 19
dumped bodies were recovered from several neighborhoods.
eight Iraqi soldiers during an attack on their checkpoint near Mashahidah.
army members were killed during clashes with U.S. troops in Diwaniya.
A pair of car bombs injured
six Iraqi policemen in Kirkuk. Four
civilians were killed by a roadside bomb. A roadside bomb injured
two policemen east of the city. A civilian
was killed in a drive-by shooting. Also, two
policemen were injured during an armed attack.
U.S. forces killed
four militants in Khan Bani Saad.
to the Iraqi Society for Defending Journalists' Rights, a journalist was killed
during the Samawa clashes.
In Dhuluiya, an Iraqi
army officer and two companions were killed during a bombing at a petrol station.
civilians were wounded.
woman was injured when police fired at a speeding car approaching their checkpoint
In Khuudaira, a roadside bomb killed
a civilian driving a car
Police commandos injured
three people during random shooting in Samarra.
Also, an al-Qaeda
militant was hanged on Tuesday for an 2003 bombing.
by Margaret Griffis