Updated at 12:15 a.m. EDT, Sept. 9, 2007
During the latest round
of violence, 66 Iraqis were killed or found dead and 60 more were wounded.
No foreign military were reported killed, but the British military announced
a troop reduction. Also, a small Sunni bloc has ended
its boycott of parliament.
The U.S. military announced that a week ago
an unmanned U.S. drone dropped a bomb that killed
In Baghdad, 11
unidentified bodies were dumped in various neighborhoods. Three
Iraqi soldiers were killed and four were wounded during several security operations
that also freed
A car bomb near a Sadr City police station killed
15 and wounded 45 others.
An explosion in a Kufa marketplace
killed as many as five
people and wounded eight more.
policemen were killed and three people were wounded when a car bomb was detonated
near a Bashir police station. The bombing was followed by a mortar attack.
An Iraqi soldier had driven up to the station in the car, saying he had been kidnapped
for five days and he suspected the car might be booby-trapped. Turkmen residents
then took revenge on a nearby Sunni village. No
casualties were reported, but six houses were burned.
policemen were gunned down in Mosul.
In a village north of
bodies bearing gunshot and torture marks were discovered. South of the
city, gunmen killed
three people, including a school director, his brother who was an army officer
during the Saddam regime, and an unspecified civilian.
bodies bearing gunshot wounds were found in Daquq after they had meet
with kidnappers holding another member of the family captive.
a woman in front of her Diwaniya home.
In Najaf, gunmen
an official from the Moqtada al-Sadr organization.
was shot and killed in front of her home in Hilla.
An IED explosion
killed two civilians
In Diyala province, three
bodies were found and eight people were killed in separate incidents.
U.S. and Iraqi forces arrested
16 militants in Diwaniya. In Albo Mifrij, another 11 suspects were
Another 45 suspects were arrested
in raids throughout Diyala province. U.S, forces launched
an operation in the Kirkuk area.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis