Updated at 12:14 a.m. EDT, Sept. 5, 2007
Today, Chemical Ali,
Saddam’s cousin, lost
his court appeal and will be hanged within 30 days for crimes against humanity.
Meanwhile, 40 Iraqis were killed and 27 were wounded in the latest round
of violence. Also, the DOD reported that an American
soldier was killed on Thursday during an non-combat incident in Taji.
In Baghdad, eight
electricity workers were kidnapped from al-Waziriya and later found
dead. In Zayouna, a roadside bomb killed
one and wounded five. Two
people were injured in a Mansour car bombing. In Doura, mortar
fire injured three people.
In nearby Bayaa, four
people were injured. Also, mortars fell on the Green Zone but no
casualties were reported.
A roadside bomb in Baiji killed
an Iraqi army major and four soldiers.
two members of the Democratic Party of Kurdistan (PDK) in separate incidents
A roadside bomb killed
two Iraqi army soldiers near Kirkuk. Yet another roadside bomb was
detonated yesterday and wounded
three policemen. Two
Iraqi Turkmen were gunned down on their way home last night. Also, a hand
grenade seriously injured
a young shepherd.
Iraqi Turken were injured when mortars rained down on Taza, just south
In Khalis, gunmen opened fire on a crowd, killing
two civilians and wounding a policeman.
A sniper killed
the assistant police chief of Kufa in an eastern Najaf neighborhood.
body of an unidentified
Iraqi female was found shot to death near Galozi village.
civilian was shot to death in Hawija. Also, police found the body
of a gunman who had been killed while planting a roadside bomb.
chief of police was
killed along with two bodyguards.
On a Tikrit highway, one
policeman was killed and three were injured during an armed attack.
The Iraqi army reported killing
10 suspects and arrested 57 others in various locations.