Updated at 11:10 p.m. EDT, Sept. 7, 2007
On an otherwise quiet
Friday military officials announced that a British soldier and seven GIs were
killed in separate incidents over the last couple of days. Iraqis fared better--only
25 Iraqis were killed and 11 wounded in today’s reports. Also, Iraqi newspapers
that Chemical Ali and two others will be hanged tomorrow for crimes against humanity,
but the U.S. military denied
those reports, and so did
Iraqi President Talabani.
Marines were killed yesterday during combat operations in Anbar province.
An explosion in Ninevah killed
three Task Force Lightning soldiers. Also, a British
soldier was killed while performing routine duties on Wednesday.
At a Kirkuk mosque, three
people were killed and five wounded during an armed attack. A roadside bomb
injured two people.
An oil company employee was kidnapped
last night. Also, a car bomb killed
one civilian and wounded four others late Friday.
unidentified bodies were found scattered mostly in western neighborhoods.
Mahdi Army fighter was killed in an unspecified incident.
of four policemen were discovered in Mosul. Also 17 suspects were arrested
during a raid.
Late Friday in al-Zab, gunmen killed
three civilians riding in a car.
member was killed in front of his home in Suleiman Bek.
U.S. and Iraqi forces arrested
12 suspects in Muqdadiyah. Coalition forces killed
three suspects and arrested 18 in northern and central Baghdad, while they
one militant in a separate incident in Baghdad.
Two bridges near
Ramadi were blown-up.
by Margaret Griffis