Updated at 12:05 a.m EDT, July 27, 2007
At least 106 Iraqis
were killed or found dead and another 256 were wounded in violent attacks,
which included incidents targeting soccer fans. Also, five new American servicemembers
deaths were reported by the U.S. Military.
soldier was killed by small arms fire in southern Baghdad yesterday. Also
two more Marines
were killed during an operation in Diyala province on Tuesday; the family
of a third Marine who was killed had already reported his death yesterday. Another
died in Baghdad on Tuesday in a roadside bomb attack. The DOD also reported
that a soldier
was killed by an IED in Baquba on Tuesday.
In Baghdad, a
car bomb in the Karrada district killed
25 and wounded 115; gunfire was heard afterwards. An IED killed
four civilians in Bayaa. In Jamiya, a combined car and roadside
bomb killed an Iraqi
soldier and wounded five more. Gunmen killed
a manager from the Housing and Rebuilding Ministry while in the Karrada
district. Two policemen
were injured during an attack in Sleikh. Also, 20
dumped bodies were recovered from several neighborhoods.
people were killed and 85 others were wounded by an exploding car bomb next
to a Kirkuk kabob shop. A policeman
and a civilian were injured in separate bombings.
In Mosul, soccer celebrations were interrupted by a mortar attack that
killed one fan
and wounded nine others. Also, a 10,000-seat soccer stadium was bombed and
during a separate attack.
persons were killed and 18 more were wounded when a roadside bomb blasted
a bus in Fallujah.
people were killed at a police checkpoint near the Syrian border at Yarubiya.
A roadside bomb on a highway between Hilla and Diwaniya killed
five policemen and wounded two others.
In the small town of Tal
Abta, which is near Mosul, six
people were killed and 13 were wounded when a suicide
bomber attacked a police station.
During a raid in Tikrit, five
security troops and two gunmen were killed. Another officer
bodies that were blindfolded, cuffed and riddled with bullets were found in
Also, the Turkish military bombed locations in north Iraq,
casualties were reported.
In Najaf, an aide to Grand Ayatollah
Ali al-Sistani was
killed in a drive-by shooting.
soldiers were wounded yesterday near Ba'aj.
Gunmen stormed a
home in Mada'en, killing
two people and wounding two others, all from the same family.
by Margaret Griffis