Updated at 11:55 p.m EDT, July 30, 2007
No major incidents involving
Asian Cup celebrations were reported yesterday; however, Baghdad suffered one
significant car bombing today. Overall, at least 82 Iraqis were killed or found
dead and 65 were wounded. Also the U.S. military reported that four American
servicemembers were killed.
The DOD reported that three
GIs were killed in Saqlawiyah when an IED blasted their vehicle on Thursday.
The family of an American soldier who was on medical leave in the U.S. said that
the soldier had
died of wounds he received in a roadside bombing.
a car bomb killed
six and wounded 31 in al-Tayaran square. A roadside bomb in a northern
two Iraqi soldiers and wounded three others. In Jamiya, four
Iraqi soldiers were killed and three were wounded during a roadside bomb attack.
Mortars in Mahmoudiyah, Shuala and Zafaraniyah injured
10 people. Also, 25
dumped bodies were recovered from locations throughout the city.
people were killed and six were wounded when a suicide
bomber attacked a checkpoint with a loaded fuel truck. A car bomb killed
a policeman and wounded six others yesterday.
policemen were shot and killed in Diwaniya.
A tribal clash
in Iskandariya left three
dead and two wounded.
An unconfirmed report about a massacre in Khan
Bani Saad has surfaced. About 20
people were killed and several more kidnapped overnight during an attack by
A female official with the Kurdistan Democratic Party
was among four
people shot to death in the Kirkuk area; two civilians and a local
leader were also killed. A police
recruit was injured during a shooting, while two
policemen and a civilian were injured in a separate incident.
civilians were wounded during a vehicle collision with a U.S. humvee. One
policeman was killed and another injured in separate incidents involving gunmen.
people were killed
in sports celebrations in Sulaimaniyah.
was killed and her two children injured during a mortar attack in Fallujah;
a man and another boy
were also injured. A policeman
ended up in hospital after he was stabbed by unknown assailants.
14 people were arrested
trying to sneak into Turkey.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis