Updated at 12:10 a.m EDT, Aug. 21, 2007
At least 60 Iraqis
were killed or found dead and 67 more were wounded during many incidents across
Iraq. The governor of the southern Muthanna province is among today’s dead. Also,
soldier died of non-combat causes yesterday in Baghdad.
of Muthanna province and three others were killed during a roadside bombing
in al-Rumeitha. Two
guards were also injured. Only nine days ago, the governor of neighboring
Qadisiyah province was assassinated. Both governors were part of the Supreme Islamic
Iraqi Council, who battle against the Mahdi Army for control of southern Iraq;
however, the al-Sadr movement has denied
In Baghdad, 12
dumped bodies were discovered. Two roadside bombs left five
people injured in the Zaafaraniya district. A motorcycle bomb killed
three and wounded 11 in al-Rasafi Square. Mortars fell in Adhamiya
but no casualties
were reported. Also, the undersecretary of the ministry of science and technology
Five people were
killed and 20 wounded during a car bombing in Sadr City.
helicopters bombed al-Bu Abdi village near Baquba. Ten
people were killed and 12 more were wounded.
dead policemen were found in Mosul; they both bore gunshot wounds to
the head. A roadside bomb wounded
two policemen in central Mosul. U.S. helicopters bombed
a pair of locations in eastern neighborhoods. Also, mortars wounded
two policemen, who were also brothers, during a drive-by shooting in Baiji.
Five truck drivers were kidnapped
off a highway between Baiji and Tikrit.
A roadside bomb in Tuz Khormato
killed one Iraqi
soldier and wounded a second.
In Hawija, gunmen killed
a government employee.
At least five
Iraqi soldiers were killed in Taji when a roadside bomb blasted their
civilians were wounded during clashes in Iskandariya.
was found floating in the Euphrates River near al-Hamza al-Gharbi.
took place in al-Jaraishy, but no
casualties were reported.
In Kirkuk, 57 suspects were arrested.
A roadside bomb killed
one one Iraqi soldier and wounded two more.
Five bombs were defused
Mortar fire in al-Hesewat killed
two people and wounded eight others, including a woman and a child.
to eyewitnesses, an impromtu court on the side of a road in Tarmiyah found
a man guilty of treason and promptly executed
U.S forces reported killing
eight gunmen and capturing a cell leader in Qasirin. Three
other suspects were killed in undisclosed locations. In Najaf, U.S.
the Shahid al-Mihrab Foundation while detaining its guard in temporary custody.
British bases in Basra all came under their usual attack, and British
forces arrested several during raids, but no
casualties were reported.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis