Updated at 11:35 p.m. EDT, Sept. 9, 2007
At least 59 Iraqis
were killed or found dead and 34 more were wounded during various incidents
that included at least three suicide bombings. In Baghdad, an MND-B
soldier was killed today; two
other soldiers and an Iraqi interpreter were also wounded in the incident.
died on Friday in a non-combat incident in Anbar province. Also, President
Jalal al-Talabani expressed
hope that the Mahdi Army will reconfigure itself into a "social and cultural
In Baghdad, several main roads near a Ministry
building, where an international conference is taking place, are blocked
as a security measure. One
person was killed and two others were wounded during a roadside bombing near
the al-Shabb stadium. Shelling in New Baghdad wounded
four policemen and two civilians. Also, 12
dumped bodies were found.
In Balad, four
Iraqi soldiers were killed and 15 more wounded during a suicide
bombing involving a fuel tanker. The casualty figures may go higher. A civilian
was injured during mortar fire in a marketplace.
At a Baiji
area police station, gunmen killed
seven policemen, wounded two others, and destroyed the station. A firefight
women and a man were killed in their Mosul home.
people were killed and seven wounded when a suicide
car bomber detonated his cargo near a Mahmudiya checkpoint.
suspects, including a woman, were killed and 21 others were detained during
raids in the Tarmiyah area.
headless bodies, belonging to women, were found in separate locations around
a civilian near Samarra in al-Muatassim.
of the Soldiers of Heaven sect was murdered in Diwaniyah.
and U.S. forces arrested
14 suspects in Kirkuk. Southwest of the city, Iraqi forces killed
seven gunmen, during a security operation. Seven
unidentified bodies, bearing gunshots and bindings, were found in separate
locations north and south of Kirkuk.
Military authorities reported that
Coalition forces killed
the man responsible for the horrific August bombings in the Sinjar area, along
with his driver. The incident occurred on Sept. 3 in a remote area southwest
of Mosul. Thousands of Yazidi tribesmen were killed or wounded in the massive,
Fourteen suspects were detained
in Khan Bani Saad.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis