Updated at 11:55 p.m. EDT, Aug. 13, 2008
At least 41 Iraqis
were killed or found dead and 20 more were injured during the latest events.
In Mosul, seven of the injured were freed
from a torture chamber. Also, four
American servicemembers were killed and one was wounded in separate events.
soldier was killed today during combat operations in Baghdad. Three
Task Force Lightning soldiers were killed and one was wounded yesterday
in Ninewah during an explosion.
U.S. forces provided support as Iraqi troops
mosque in Yusufiya searching for information on two abducted U.S. soldiers;
22 were detained in the operation.
In Baghdad, 18
corpses were found in various neighborhoods. One
person was killed and three people were injured during a mortar attack in
an Zayouna. No
casualties were reported during mortar fire in the Green Zone nor in
a roadside bombing targeting U.S. troops in Saidiya. A fire of unknown
in a central Baghdad garage, but no casualties were reported.
a raid in Sadr City, U.S. forces killed
as many as five gunmen and detained 13 others.
Near the Iranian border
just east of Khanaqin, five
policemen were killed and four were wounded during a bombing; the police chief
is among the dead.
The Defense Ministry reported that Iraqi troops killed
three gunmen and arrested 11 in Mosul on Sunday.
three people were
wounded during a roadside bomb attack. Another person
was wounded by mortar fire. Also, a truck driver was kidnapped.
the leader of the Sunni Arab al-Jubour tribe and wounded
his daughter and brother during a home invasion near Kirkuk in al-Zap.
were shot and killed in central Samarra yesterday.
an Iraqi soldier in Hilla.
In Iskandariya, one
body was found while another
body was recovered from the Euphrates River.
an empty home in Yathrib.
The mayor of Dijla was kidnapped.
girl was killed in Shurqat, and her father was kidnapped.
al-Qaeda leader was killed during a security operation in Jalawlaa.
captives, bearing torture wounds, were freed in Mosul; they reported that
gunmen had been killing a captive each day and dumping the bodies elsewhere.
by Margaret Griffis