Updated at 11:55 p.m. EDT, Aug. 17, 2007
At least 34 Iraqis
were killed and 65 more were wounded during the latest attacks, which include
clashes in Tarmiyah that left a one GI dead and another injured. Overall, four
American servicemembers were killed and two were wounded in separate incidents.
Fridays are usually quieter due to the weekly prayer observations.
soldier was killed and two were wounded today when a roadside bomb blasted
their patrol in eastern Baghdad. Yesterday, two servicemembers had been
reported wounded in Tarmiyah during a clash that involved shooting
rockets into a mosque; the U.S. military reported today that one
soldier was killed in the incident. Four
gunmen were also killed in the fighting and nine
more during nearby raids today. A
boy caught in the crossfire also died.
A confirmed second MNC-I
soldier died in a non-battle-related incident yesterday in Baghdad;
the first one had been reported yesterday. Also, the DOD reported that a soldier
died on Wednesday in an unspecified location.
11 unidentified bodies
were discovered.The son of the deputy president of the Iraqi Football Federation
and killed in front of his al-Iskan area home. Three
civilians were wounded in a mortar attack in Abu Dsheer. In Arab
Jaboor, four Iraqi
soldiers were wounded during an IED explosion. In Zaafaraniyah, two
civilians were injured by an IED explosion. Another IED, this one in al-Amin,
killed two people and
wounded two more.
Gunmen in Kirkuk wounded
two civilians in the Abu Faraj neighborhood. In the Raz Domez
district, an explosion injured
four policemen, but as first responders arrived, a second explosion injured
a police brigadier and two civilians. In the evening, a bomb in the al-Fawriya
marketplace left at least two
dead and 35 wounded. A half-hour later, a bomb left in garbage can in the
al-Jumhouriya commericial district killed
one and injured seven more.
bodies bearing gunshot and torture wounds were found in Haditha.
Gunmen in Taza wounded
three civilians during a drive-by shooting.
Compiled by Margaret