Updated at 6:45 p.m. EDT, Aug. 4, 2007
During a second day of
lighter than usual violence, only 38 Iraqis were killed and 26 more were wounded.
The body of a Syrian
man was found in Kirkuk. Also, a Marine
was killed during combat operations in Anbar Province.
Baghdad, mortars landing in al-Firdous Square injured
three people. In al-Salhiya, a mortar shell wounded
one person. Mortars in Ghazaliya injured
two more people. Two
were killed and four wounded during a mortar attack in Jisr Diyala.
An IED in Saidiya killed
one person and wounded three others. Three
soldiers were injured in Bab al-Muadham in an IED attack. An Iraqi
physician was shot dead outside his Jamiya home. One
civilian was killed and another wounded during an unspecified incident in
Abu Ghraib. Also, police found 21
dumped corpses mostly in western neighborhoods.
officer was gunned down in front of his Kirkuk home. Three
people were wounded during a roadside bomb attack. Another roadside bomb injured
a policeman. The body of a Syrian was found dumped
Iraqis soldiers were killed during clashes in Samarra.
in Jbela left an
Iraqi soldier and another person wounded.
soldier was injured in Hawija during a drive-by shooting. Near town,
a civilian was injured
when gunmen opened fire on a motorway.
A roadside bomb injured
a police officer in al-Rashad.
one person during a drive-by shotting in Haswa.
a fire broke out when British forces struck at an unused oil installation after
coming under fire themselves; no
casualties were reported.
U.S. forces killed
four suspects and detained 18 more during raids in Qasirin.
The U.S. military took over a marketplace in Muqdadiya and is converting
it into a base of operation for the Diyala province.
East of Tikrit,
three Iraqi soldiers
were killed during a clash with militants.