Updated at 11:59 p.m. EDT, July 31, 2007
At least 34 Iraqis
were killed or found dead and 29 more were wounded on a very quiet Tuesday.
was killed yesterday during combat operations in Anbar province. Also,
a U.S. helicopter was forced
to land when it came under fire in New Baghdad, but all the passengers were
In Baghdad, gunmen killed
an engineer who was repairing the Sarafiya Bridge. A roadside bomb
in New Baghdad. Two
civilians and three Iraqi soldiers were wounded in a morning roadside bombing
in Mansour; an afternoon bombing left five
more soldiers injured. Two
Iraqi policemen were injured when a roadside bomb blew up on Palestine
Street. In Zayouna, two separate roadside bombs left one
civilian injured. In Bayaa, gunmen killed
one policeman and injured two more. Four
soldiers were wounded when a roadside bomb exploded in al-Yarmouk.
Also, 19 dumped bodies
were found scattered throughout several neighborhoods.
bodies were fished out of the Tigris River at Kut and Suwayra.
Iraqi forces arrested
36 suspects, while the U.S. detained nine others.
In Samarra, two
policemen were killed and one wounded during a roadside bombing.
head of the pharmacists syndicate in Basra was kidnapped;
pharmacists in the city are on strike in protest.
men were killed in a drive-by in Iskandariya.
was shot dead in a Hawija marketplace.
Clashes in Kirkuk
left one civilian injured.
people were wounded when a roadside bomb targeting a senior police official
of an Iraqi translator was found a day after he was kidnapped in Karbala.
Mosul, an Iraqi
colonel was gunned down. The body
of a taxi driver was found. Four
people were wounded in a roadside bombing, while another
person was wounded in a separate bombing.
Compiled by Margaret