Updated at 11:25 p.m. EDT, August 2, 2007
At least 116 Iraqis
were killed or found dead and 76 more were wounded in the latest attacks.
The Iraqi government said
that civilian deaths increased dramatically in July. Also, three GIs were killed
in separate events.
SC(E) Soldier was killed and two others were wounded when an IED blasted
their patrol yesterday in Basra. Another
soldier died on Tuesday during a small arms attack in Baghdad. The third
soldier was killed today during combat operations in the capital. Also,
soldier was wounded in southern Iraq.
In Baghdad, 24
bodies believed to be victims of sectarian violence were found scattered throughout
the city. U.S. forces killed
four suspects and detained 22 others, while the Iraqi army killed
11 suspects and arrested 35 more. No
casualties were reported in a mortar attack in al-Rustamiyah. A manager
at the Ministry of Industry was
shot by gunmen. A sniper killed
a man in the al-Sink marketplace. In Adhamiyah, a roadside bomb
killed one person and
wounded another. Also, a mortar barrage in Yarmouk killed
three and wounded seven at the Iraqi Islamic Party's headquarters.
A mass grave containing 17
bodies was found near Muhbabiya. The bodies belonged to women, children
and elderly Sunnis.
people were killed and 17 wounded when a suicide bomber attacked a police
recruitment center in Hibhib. Also, officials discovered the bodies
of 14 men left in a poultry farm; the men were from Saadiya al-Shatt.
In Kirkuk, an Iraqi
soldier was killed during an IED attack west of the city. Three
civilians were injured when a blast hit a military uniform shop. An IED targeting
a police commissioner’s motorcade failed
to cause casualties. A policeman
and two people were injured when gunmen shot at them. Also, 117 suspects were
during a security raid. Four
people were injured when a bomb hidden in rubbish was detonated.
was killed and two others were injured when an explosive device blasted their
vehicle on a highway in the al-Rashad area between Kirkuk and Tirkrit.
belonging to a group of brothers who had been kidnapped a day earlier were found.
Their seven-year-old brother was found as well, but he was physically unharmed.
civil servant was killed and four sons were kidnapped
during a home invasion in al-Wahda.
Near Kut, an electrical
was shot and killed.
In Mosul, Iraqi forces killed
three suspects, including the al-Qaeda "emir of Mosul." Mortars
killed one resident
and wounded four others.
During clashes between gunmen and tribesmen
in Jbela, three
people were killed and two wounded. Two
Iraqi soldiers were injured when a roadside bomb interrupted as they were
responding to the incident.
was killed and six other children injured during a mortar barrage in Balad.
Mortar shelling in Baiji killed
bodies were found in Suleimaniyah.
policeman was injured during a mortar attack in Basra. British troops
fired upon an Iranian televsion crew but no
casualties were reported.
In Tal Afar, two
people were killed and 22 wounded during a car bomb attack.
the defense minister of the Islamic State in Iraq during an incident in Diyala
Near Aziziya, a roadside bomb killed
one person and wounded another.
Turkish forces bombed
two Assyrian Christian villages near the border in northern Iraq.
U.S. raid in Dhuluiya left
one person dead and another injured.
Several roadside bombs in Nasariya
Compiled by Margaret Griffis