Updated at 10:31 p.m. EDT, Sept. 1, 2007
During the latest violence,
49 Iraqis were killed or found dead and 22 more were wounded. No foreign
military deaths were announced. Also, the AP is reporting
that August was the second deadliest month for Iraqi civilians since the invasion,
with over 1800 reported dead; however, many attacks go unreported to authorities
In Baghdad, 15
dumped bodies were recovered. Mortar fire killed
five people and wounded three others in the Zayouna neighborhood. In
Shaab, four people
were killed when gunmen opened fire.
car bomber in Mosul injured
seven people, including two policemen, at a checkpoint in a southern area
of the city. In northern Mosul, a roadside bomb killed
five Iraqi soldiers. Mortar fire in a central district killed
a child and wounded two people yesterday. A shopkeeper in al-Jedidah,
two gunmen and scared off others who were trying to kidnap him. Also, the
body of a
judicial council member was found just west of the city.
imam and preacher was shot and killed outside his Basra mosque shortly
after evening prayers. He was also an aide to Shi’ite Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani.
During a drive-by shooting between Riyadh and Kirkuk, gunmen killed
three people and wounded a civilian.
In Hawija, gunmen opened
fire at a marketplace, killing
one man and wounded three others.
In Baquba, militants demolished
the shrine of Ahmed Ibn Imam al-Kadhim for the third time in three years.
was killed during an attack in Kirkuk. Gunmen wounded
three civilians in the al-Orouba area.
was wounded during a militant attack in al-Yarmouk.
shell in Mahmudiya wounded
In Najaf, a de-Baathification agent survived
a blast from an IED planted near his home. Yesterday, gunmen killed
a café owner downtown, while police found a body
in the al-Forat neighborhood.
U.S. forces killed
seven suspects and detained 15 others in operations in northern and central
Iraq. Two Mahdi Army members were arrested
in a raid in Sadr City as well. Forty gunmen were arrested
during joint Iraqi and MNF operations in Muqdadiya. Also, 29 suspects were arrested
in Babel province.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis