Updated at 11:57 p.m EDT, Aug. 21, 2007
At least 63 Iraqis
were killed or found dead and 89 more were wounded in the latest round of
violence, but no foreign military deaths were reported. There are unconfirmed
of the discovery, in Fallujah, of a mass grave that contained 300 bodies. Also,
estimates in last week's Sinjar attack climbed to at least 500 dead
and 1500 wounded, easily making it the largest single attack since in the invasion.
In Baghdad, 14
dumped bodies were found in various districts. Two
minibus passengers were killed and 14 more were wounded during a roadside
bomb attack that targeted a U.S. patrol traveling through the al-Jadida district.
Mortars left no
casualties in the Green Zone. Gunmen killed
the owner of a printing press on Sunday, reported his family. Also, 11 men
convicted of murder and rape were executed.
U.S. forces opened fire on a crowd of protestors in Khalis after they failed
to peacefully end the demonstration. Five
Iraqis were killed and six wounded in clashing that was ignited by demands
to disperse. The demonstration was focused on deteriorating conditions and services.
Gunmen stormed a Latifiya home, killing
nine family members and wounding two more. According to police sources, three
women, a child, and a baby were among the dead. Also, a suspected
al-Qaeda leader was killed during clashes between Iraqi army and gunmen.
A suicide bomber
targeting people waiting for identity cards wounded
eight people in Fallujah. In recent days, Coalition forces began leaving
the area as control of security was handed
over to local police.
In Muqdadiyah, a policeman
was killed and four were wounded during a roadside bombing. An Islamic Party
a roadside bomb attack near Muqdadiyah. Two
civilians were wounded in a separate roadside bombing. Gunmen wounded
another three civilians. Also, two
bodies were found in town.
of a policeman was found in Iskandariya. Gunmen wounded
a policeman in the main marketplace. A civilian
was killed and two more were wounded during clashes yeseterday.
al-Arafiya, a man
died preventing a suicide bomber from reaching a meeting involving U.S. forces
and a citizen’s group.
U.S forces killed
five suspects and arrested 11 throughout northern Iraq, while the Iraqi army
four and detained 100 in unspecified locations.
police officer was killed in front of his Kut home.
a car bomb wounded
Gunmen stormed the Tikrit police chief's home and
dead civilians were pulled out of the Tigris River at Suwayra.
Tarmiyah, security forces killed
a key al-Qaeda leader and six bodyguards.
two council members in Hawija.
leader was killed in Buhriz during clashes that broke out between armed
policemen were wounded and a civilian was killed during a roadside bombing
Gunmen at a fake checkpoint in the Mandali area
stopped seven truck drivers and set fire to their trucks. Two
bodies were also found.
casualties were reported in a roadside bomb attack that damaged stores in
a commercial area of Basra.
the nephew of the Diyala province's governor while he was traveling on a highway
between Baquba and Abu Saida.
brother was shot and killed as he drove through Kanaan.
by Margaret Griffis