Updated at 12:24 a.m. EDT, July 13, 2007
At least 97 Iraqis
were killed or found dead and 71 more were wounded during the latest violence,
which includes an attack on a wedding in Tal Afar. Also, a U.S.
soldier was killed during a rocket attack east of Baghdad.
In Baghdad, a Reuters’s
photographer and driver were killed in the crossfire between U.S. forces and
militants in the eastern al-Amin neighborhood. According to police sources,
people were killed and 21 wounded during the fighting. Police freed
an al-Qaeda hostage and recovered 100 stolen vehicles. A sniper killed
a policeman in Adhamiya. Three
civilians were injured during a roadside bomb in Saidiya, where armed
clashes are also taking place. A policeman
was killed and two others were wounded when a roadside bomb blew up in Doura.
A roadside bomb wounded
a civilian in Za'afaraniyah. Gunmen fired upon a family moving to the
Jihad district, injuring
one. Also, 28
bodies were found scattered in different neighborhoods.
bomber killed seven guests and wounded four more at a Tal Afar wedding.
The bride and groom were unhurt.
In Diwaniya, a U.S. airstrike killed
five militiamen who were planting a bomb. Hospital and police reported that
were also killed. An Iraqi
soldier and a civilian were killed during clashes.
A car bomb killed
two and wounded ten in Mosul. Three
bodies were turned in to the morgue. A fourth body, which was also handed
over, belonged to a Kurd citizen already reported killed by U.S. troops yesterday.
people were wounded in a roadside bomb attack, and two
others were wounded in a separate mortar attack.
people were killed and eight were wounded at a police recruitment center in
Gunmen attacked a car in Karbala, killing
four and wounding two members of the same family.
U.S. forces killed
four and wounded an unspecified number of people during an airstrike in Samarra.
civilian was killed and two were wounded in an attack in Kirkuk.
Gunmen attacked the home of an Iraqi soldier in Hawija, injuring
him and another member of his family.
In Dhilwiya, ten people,
including the mayor and four of his sons, were arrested.
man was shot dead
inside his car in Taza. Two
others were wounded.
A Kurd truck driver was kidnapped
near Himreem Hills.
was set in place in Najaf after the discovery of a security issue.
was killed by other prisoners at Camp Bucca.
Iraqi soldiers wounded in Abu Ghraib. Fifty people were detained after
casualties were reported in Peshder, even though clashes erupted between
Kurdish PJAK fighters and an Iranian Revolutionary Guard force.
policemen and two soldiers were killed when gunmen attacked their checkpoint
Three people were abducted
bodies were fished out of the Tigris River at Suwayra. Gunmen shot
dead an Iraqi soldier.
In Diwaniya, an Iraqi
soldier was killed and three others were wounded when gunmen attacked their
In Basra, mortar rounds injured
a woman. British bases came under attack, but no
casualties were reported. Police defused
a bomb, while British troops uncovered
a massive weapons cache.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis