Updated at 11:58 p.m. EDT, July 29, 2007
Most of the country is
the Iraqi soccer team’s championship
win in the Asian Cup; however, security forces are bracing for what may be
an excuse for extra violence. Several cities have car
curfews in place. In the latest round of attacks, 66 Iraqis were killed
and 63 were wounded. Also, two American servicemembers were killed
in separate events today.
soldier was killed north of Baghdad during a small arms attack. During
combat operations in eastern Baghdad, another MND-B
soldier was killed.
In Baghdad, 17
unidentified bodies were recovered. Three
people were wounded during a roadside bombing in Bayaa. A mortar attack
left three guards
injured near the abandoned French Embassy in central Baghdad. Two men who
were driving a car packed with explosives were arrested
and accused of targeting soccer fans in Zayouna. A roadside bomb, also
in Zayouna, killed one
and injured four people. A rocket attack in Zafaraniyah harmed
no one. No injuries
were reported during a roadside bombings in Baladiyat and Fudhaliya.
In Saidiya, a
suicide bomber was killed by police before he could detonate his cargo. Also,
authorities believe that two people were killed and 40 were wounded by celebratory
A pair of explosive devices in a Balad Ruz marketplace
three people and injured 25 others, including women and children.
a small village near Tuz Khormato, seven
people were killed and six wounded during a drive-by shooting last night.
people were killed and a Turkmani Front politician was wounded during an armed
attack on the politician’s home.
a policeman and wounded two others in Fallujah.
A mortar injured
five people in a residential section of Kirkuk.
a policeman in Kut. Five
people were killed and 16 wounded in an unspecified attack.
up the Lion of Babylon statue, which was carved in the1920s. British forces
one gunman and arrested another last night.
U.S. forces killed
eight suspects and detained 22 others in several cities, while Iraqi forces
people were killed and another wounded in a mortar attack in Balad.
Baiji, one soldier
was killed and two more injured during a roadside bomb attack last night.
tomb belonging to the Prophet Daniel was destroyed
In nearby Bihbisa, gunmen killed
three, kidnapped five others, and destroyed almost a dozen homes.
policemen were killed and three more were wounded when they passed a roadside
bomb in Deli Abass.
a civilian and a policemen in separate incidents in Behrz.
dead body was found
Compiled by Margaret Griffis