Updated at 11:58 p.m. EDT, Aug. 23, 2007
At least 73 Iraqis
were killed and 59 were injured during the latest attacks, which include a
major battle between Iraqi militants near Baquba. Also, a IED killed
an American soldier in Baghdad on Tuesday. A second GI
was also killed on Tuesday by an IED in a separate incident outside the
At least 35
people were killed and 20 injured during a large battle between Sunni and
al-Qaeda militants in villages near Baquba. Also, 15 women and children
Most of the dead were residents.
In Baghdad, 12
dumped bodies were recovered. One
person was killed and five wounded during a bombing in New Baghdad.
In northern Baghdad, two
people were killed and four wounded during a mortar attack. No
casualties were reported during mortar fire aimed at the Green Zone.
A roadside bomb in the Diyala Bridge area targeted U.S. troops but killed
one child and wounded another youngster instead. Last night, gunmen killed
a driver al-Sabah newspaper in the Ur neighborhood. And Tuesday
children were wounded during a roadside bombing in Jurf al Naddaf.
Iraqi Islamic Party member and his chauffeur were killed in Mosul during
a drive-by shooting. A car bomb killed
three and injured 12 in the al-Farouq neighborhood; two
corpses were used as a lure to the vehicle. Also, two
bodies were found.
In Kut, two
people were killed and six wounded during mortar fire.
150 suspects in Mandali. U.S. forces killed
one suspect and arrested 10 others in several locations. British forces killed
two gunmen when they returned fire in Basra. Joint Iraq-U.S. forces
40 suspects in Baquba.
In Salman Bek, a family returning from
the funeral of a child
who was killed in a roadside bombing were blasted by a second IED, but no
casualties were reported.
bomber who was killed by Fallujah police still managed to wounded
was found in al-Ajaj.
In Muqdadiyah, a
civilian was killed and two women were injured by gunmen.
a policeman and wounded another in Balad Ruz yesterday.
commissioner was shot and killed Kanaan.
two Iraqi soldiers yesterday.
two people in Hilla.
Yesterday, a dumped
body was recovered in Basra.