Updated at 11:55 p.m EDT, Aug. 6, 2007
At least 123 Iraqis
were killed or found dead and 131 more were wounded during violence that included
a significant truck bombing in Tal Afar. Also, eight GIs were killed and 15
more were wounded in separate events.
Task Force Lightning soldiers were killed and 12 more suffered mostly light injuries
during an explosion in Diyala province. An EFP killed
an MND-B soldier and injured a second one in western Baghdad today. An
soldier was killed and two more were wounded when during combat operations
yesterday in eastern Baghdad. A third soldier
was killed in a previously reported IED attack. Also, an Airman
died of natural causes.
In Baghdad, 17
dumped bodies were found scattered throughout town. Six
people were killed when street sweepers came across an IED hidden in rubbish.
people were killed and 16 wounded during an attack in Zafaraniyah.
A bomb on a bus in Ghadir killed
three people and injured 11 others, including women. No
casualties were reported during a mortar barrage in the Green Zone.
Five people were injured
during an IED explosion near Mashtal bridge. An IED targeting a U.S. convoy
in al-Obeidi injured
a woman instead. Also, authorities have ordered a three-day
vehicle curfew to protect Shi'ite pilgrims during an upcoming holiday.
beheaded corpses in al-Amariya.
In Dhuluiya, a U.S. helicopter
supporting a patrol that was fired upon returned fire, killing
six people and wounding 35 others.
A truck bomb in Tal Afar
33 people and wounded 54 others in the ethically mixed northern town. At least
17 children were among the dead.
of five Iraqi soldiers were found in Shurqat.
bodies were found left at the roadside. Four
policemen were wounded by an explosive device that blasted their vehicle while
in an industrial zone. Also, a truck driver who was kidnapped
yesterday is being held for ransom.
a police commando outside his Hilla home. An IED damaged
Shi’ite cleric Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani’s office.
Near Hawija, two
bodies were discovered.
policeman was killed and two others were wounded in Fallujah.
In Muqdadiya, twelve suspects were arrested.
British forces clashed with gunmen in Basra. Although no
casualties were reported, a high-voltage electrical tower was brought down
during the clash. Also, a civilian
was killed when a rocket fell on his residence.
was shot and injured during a home invasion in Hawija.
At a checkpoint
in Brema village, three
policemen were injured during an armed attack.
In Karbala, the
of a humanitarian organization was killed with two gunshots to the head.
roadside bomb caused no
casualties in Madaen.
a man in Mosul yesterday.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis