Updated at 12:35 a.m. EDT, July 23, 2007
At least 78 Iraqis
were killed or found dead and 69 Iraqis were wounded in various incidents.
An attack at a meeting near Taji left a number of Sunni leaders dead or injured.
No foreign casualties were reported.
In Baghdad, 21
unidentified bodies were found dumped in various locations. A motorcycle bomb
parked near Khulani Square killed
two and wounded 20 others. A police
brigadier was killed in Ur, and the body
of a police captain was found in Bayaa. In al-Amin, one
civilian was killed and five were wounded during a roadside bombing. Two
people were injured during a roadside bombing in New Baghdad. Gunmen
killed one person
and wounded two more near the airport. Two
police commandos were injured during an attack in Doura.
in the capital, mortars killed
two and wounded five at a housing complex. Near the al-Sadeer hotel,
two more people. Mortars also fell in Sadr City, Hurriyah, Bab
al-Muadham and Sheikh Maarouf but caused no
civilian was killed and two were injured when mortars fell in the Bab al-Sharqi
Sunni tribal leaders were killed and 12 were wounded when a suicide bomber
drove a minivan packed with explosives into a house in Jurf al-Milih, which
is near Taji. The group had spoken with local Shi’ite leaders on Friday
and were now discussing joining Iraqi and U.S. troops in battling al-Qaeda elements.
Iraq army troops killed
five militants in different parts of the country.
was gunned down in Shanafiya.
In Iskandariya, mortars
killed two people
and wounded four others. Five
bodies were found on Saturday. Late yesterday, a woman
was killed and a child wounded during a mortar attack.
An Iraqi translator
for U.S. forces was shot
and killed in Kut. Late yesterday, a policeman
policeman was killed and another wounded during a drive-by shooting in Binaa
A U.S. humvee was blasted
in Mussayab, but the number of casualties is unknown.
bodies were discovered in separate areas near Hilla.
Basra in al-Qibla, a hand grenade was tossed at a home, killing
one person and wounding his two sisters.
In Mosul, nine
people were killed and four injured during separate attacks. Two
more were killed last night.
delivery men were killed when their trucks were attacked on the Khanqeen-Buhriz
A mortar struck a car in al-Mashtal, killing
two and wounding five others yesterday.
Mortars fell on Kanaan yesterday,
but no casualties
Compiled by Margaret Griffis