Updated at 11:45 p.m. EDT, July 14, 2007
At least 89
Iraqis were killed or found dead and 64 were wounded during the latest violence.
Also, a landmine killed
one American soldier, while an EFP killed
another soldier and wounded a third in a separate incident.
Baghdad, the family of an Iraqi translator for Reuters said he
was shot to death this week. A car bomb in Karrada killed
seven and wounded 15 others. In Shaab, a the
director of a vegetable oil company was killed in a drive-by shooting. One
person was killed when a bomb reduced an apartment building to rubble. One
person was killed and four were wounded during a car bombing near a swimming
pool in al-Amil. Two
people were killed and five were wounded in Nahrawan during an IED
explosion. Later, three
children were injured during a mortar attack, also in Nahrawan.
forces shot and injured
a civilian in Shaab and another
in Talbiyah. Gunmen wounded
the director of the ministers council directorate during an assassination attempt
in Doura. Nine
gunmen and three Iraqi soldiers were killed while 22 others were wounded during
security operations. The bodies
of two Kurdish men were delivered to their families; the pair were killed
in Baghdad where they were about to begin new jobs. Also, 21
unidentified bodies were recovered from several neighborhoods.
men from one family were shot to death in Jbela.
six gunmen were
killed during an altercation with U.S. troops that included using human shields.
Iraqi soldiers were killed and five were wounded during an attack on a checkpoint.
A U.S. airstrike in Diwaniya killed
bodies were found in the Tigris River at Suwayra.
bodies were discovered in Wihda.
In Kut, a policeman
was killed in a drive-by shooting.
Former Deputy Iraqi Prime Minister
Ahmed Chalabi escaped
an assassination attempt in Mada’en.
In Arab Jbour, an American
air strike left one
woman dead and a man injured.
was killed in Basra during mortar fire. U.S. forces
killed two people and wounded a third after the troops had come under fire.
people were killed and one more was injured during an attack on a Muqdadiyah
Gunmen in Khalis killed
one civilian and injured a second person.
In Mosul, two
bodies were found. Two
policemen and a civilian were wounded in separate incidents.
by Margaret Griffis