Updated at 11:55 p.m. EDT, Aug. 29, 2007
A day after a deadly
battle in Kerbala, authorities say
that order has been restored. In related news, Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr
has ordered his
Mahdi Army to cease all attacks until rogue elements are eliminated. Overall,
60 Iraqis were killed and 28 were wounded in the latest round of violence.
Also an American
soldier was killed in Kirkuk during combat operations yesterday.
In Baghdad, 11
dumped bodies were recovered. One
person was killed and three were wounded during a car bombing near the al-Karkh
court in Mansour. Eleven captives were freed
in al-Rasafa. An IED in New Baghdad wounded
one person. Also, one
person was killed in a mortar attack yesterday.
Attacks on Shi’ite
Supreme Iraqi Islamic Council (SIIC) offices in Sadr City forced
the closing of bridges to Baghdad.
people were killed and four wounded during an overnight attack on a SIIC office
In Mosul, six
were killed during an attack on a Hammam al-Alel area checkpoint last
night. Yesterday, a sniper killed
a policeman, while policemen killed
a suicide bomber in a separate incident.
Gunmen stormed an al-Bu
Ajeel home yesterday, killing
a woman and her five children.
A Najaf policeman
was killed in a drive-by shooting. An SIIC office was attacked
with rocket-propelled grenades.
A drive-by shooting in Hawija left
Iraqi soldier dead.
In Kirkuk, a car bomb in Domiz killed
three and injured 7 more. Also, in the Domiz neighborhood, three
policemen were injured during a separate bombing. Nearby, a liquor
store operator was killed during an attack on his shop. An Iraqi
soldier was killed yesterday, and another
was killed today. An IED injured
a policeman near the sheep market. Two
people were killed and one wounded in a mortar attack. Also, a civilian
was wounded during a drive-by shooting in Qadisiya.
casualties were reported during a roadside bombing that targeted the Babel
police chief’s motorcade.
An SIIC office in Iskandariya was set
ablaze last night, but no
casualties were reported.
In Kufa, no casualties were reported
when gunmen torched
an SIIC office there.
Another attack on an SIIC office occurred
Gunmen also attacked Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki’s
Dawa Party office in Kerbala, but no
casualties were reported.
U.S. forces killed
two suspects and arrested 22 in raids in central and northern Iraq.
policemen were killed during a bombing in Muqdadiyah.
Iraqi-U.S. forces killed
five suspects, wounded seven and arrested 12 more near Fallujah. Witnesses
reported three U.S. casualties, but they have not been confirmed.
were killed during a roadside bomb attack.
Also, the UN is reporting
that poor water quality is likely behind a cholera outbreak that has killed five
and sickened thousands in northern Iraq.
Compiled by Margaret