Updated at 12:05 a.m. EDT, Sept. 6, 2007
At least 51 Iraqis
were killed and 65 wounded during attacks that included bombing civilians
in Sadr City and Mosul. Ten American soldiers were also killed in separate
GIs were killed today and another was wounded during combat operations
in the capital. An explosion in Salah ad Din province killed
two Task Force Lightning soldiers and wounded three more. Yesterday, three
MND-B soldiers were killed and two more were wounded during an EFP attack
in Baghdad. Another American
soldier was killed and two were wounded during combat operations, also
in Baghdad. Military officials have also announced the death
of a GI who was injured in Iraq, but died in Germany. Also, the DOD reported
of an American servicemember in a non-combat incident.
reports out of Sadr City’s Habibiya neighborhood have as
many as 15 dead and 23 wounded in one or more attacks. At least one mini-bus
was bombed, and a witness reported
that other explosions rocked the suburb of Baghdad overnight.
11 unidentified bodies
were found scattered mostly in western neighborhoods, and another
dozen were found yesterday. An IED wounded
two civilians in the Bayaa neighborhood.
One Mosul policeman
was killed and 28 civilians were wounded during a suicide
bombing in al-Wehda. Also, four
gunmen were killed in separate incidents in the al-Maash marketplace
and in al-Yarmouk. And a PKK
member was killed last night.
police officers were injured in Kirkuk during an IED attack.
civilians were injured during shelling in the village of al-Bashir.
A Kurd Peshmerga
fighter was killed when gunmen attacked an outpost in Qarataba village.
U.S. troops killed
one suspect and arrested 18 others in unspecified locations, while four
gunmen were killed in Samarra.
Also, 55 people were arrested
for attempting to enter Turkey illegally. Each had paid several hundred dollars
to smugglers to help them cross the border.