Updated at 11:45 p.m EDT, Aug. 7, 2007
At least 63 Iraqis were
killed and 50 were injured during the latest attacks. Baghdad is under a vehicle
curfew designed to protect Shi’ite pilgrims. Also, military authorities reported
the deaths of three American servicemembers, while the British military
said that one British soldier was killed.
Today, a Marine
was killed during combat operations in Anbar province. An MP
was killed on Saturday during an IED attack in Baghdad. Another soldier
was killed when a rocket propelled grenade struck him in Baghdad. Also,
soldier was killed during a small arms attack in Basra.
is in effect to protect Shi’ite pilgrims. Four
people were killed and six wounded during a mortar attack in the Kamaliya
neighborhood. The Iraqi army killed
one suspect and arrested 93 others. A mortar attack in Jaza'ir injured
three people. In Saidiya, gunmen killed
a bodyguard who worked for a member of parliament. Also, 16
unidentified bodies were found dumped in various neighborhoods.
joint U.S.-Iraqi raid near Baquba left five
gunmen dead and 10 others were detained. In town, an Iraqi photographer who
works for the AP was kidnapped.
U.S. forces in Mussayab detained
six suspects including one they believe is a Mahdi Army leader.
policemen were wounded during an IED explosion.
gunmen were killed and two wounded during clashes with British troops in Basra.
British forces killed
one gunman during a raid. Also, as militant groups in the city battle each
other for domination, a senior U.S. official said,
"the British have basically been defeated in the south."
Diyala province, the Iraqi army arrested
36 suspects including an al-Qaeda leader.
In Kut, a reporter working for
al-Sabah newspaper was released
on the outskirts of town after he was kidnapped. Also, five
bodies were found.
Also, Turkish Commandos have entered
northern Iraq in an effort coordinated with the Kurdistan government.
body of a taxi driver
was found in Kirkuk. Three
policemen were wounded during a firefight with Western contractors.
the Kirkuk-Hawija road near Daqquq, a woman
was killed and a child injured in their vehicle.
bodies were brought in to the morgue in Mosul. Twelve
Iraqi soldiers were injured during an attack on an army base.
five guards were kidnapped
from a mosque.
car bomber killed a
soldier and injured three others at an Arab Shoka village checkpoint.
opened fire on al-Hded village, injuring
one civilian. A body
was also found in this Diyala province village.
In Muqdadiya, a child
was killed and another injured when gunmen opened fire in the Baloor neighborhood.
bodies of two women
were brought in to the Diyala morgue from Gatoon.
two people near a Kanaan marketplace.
North of Baquba in the
al-Abbara area, the district director survived an assassination attempt
that left three guards
In Samarra, three
women and two children were killed when mortars struck the area. Two
more children were also wounded.
two pedestrians and injured six others during random shooting in Mahmudiya.
Yesterday in Braima, three
policemen were wounded during a clash with gunmen at a checkpoint.
blew up the Dali Abbas home of a Sunni tribal leader, but no
casualties were reported.
A former police
commissioner was killed in Husseiniyah.
In Wahda, gunmen
four people who had been giving out water to pilgrims on their way to Baghdad.
policemen were wounded in Nasariyah during clashes with gunmen. Two
roadside bombs were detonated but caused no
Compiled by Margaret Griffis