Updated at 12:20 a.m. EDT, Sept. 11, 2007
At least 77 Iraqis
were killed and 132 Iraqis were wounded during the latest violence. Thirteen
GIs were killed and at least 16 injured in separate incidents, including a
pair of vehicular accidents. Also, the holy city of Karbala reopened
to visitors three weeks after clashes spoiled a religious observance there.
American soldiers were killed and 11 were wounded in a non-combat vehicular
accident today; two
detainees were also killed and a third was injured. East of Baghdad, another
was killed and two more were injured in a separate accident. Yesterday,
Force Lightning soldier was killed in a rocket attack in At Ta’mim province.
U.S. soldiers were slightly injured during a clash in Balad. The DOD also
announced the death
of a GI in Balad during a small arms attack on Satuday. A Marine
was killed in a non-hostile incident on Friday in Anbar. Also, a GI
died in Seattle on Friday of wounds received in Baquba in May, and another
soldier died in San Antonio of wounds received in July in Baghdad.
suicide truck bomb killed
at least 10 people and wounded 78 others near Mosul, in the village of Tal
Marag. The figures would have been higher except some villagers had become
suspicious of the truck and fled the area prior to the explosion.
bomb in Yusufiyah killed
2 and wounded 13 others.
In Baghdad, 10
dumped bodies were recovered. A car bomb near a hospital in al-Otaifiyah
killed two people
and wounded six others.
Al-Sadr officials reported that U.S. forces
were conducting an air strike in Sadr City. The Mahdi Army was ordered
not to retaliate but to avoid detention instead. Hospital officials reported one
dead and five wounded in the al-Orfali district. Other sources
place the dead at three.
Iraqi soldiers were wounded when their Iskandariya checkpoint was shelled.
dumped bodies were discovered in Mahmudiya.
bomber attacked a Saqlawiyah police checkpoint, killing
four and wounding two others, mostly policemen.
bodies were fished out of the Tigris River at Suwayra.
village on the outskirts of Baghdad, U.S. forces and residents fought against
suspected al-Qaeda were killed and 30 more were detained.
a dome belonging to a Sunni mosque. Three
policemen were killed during clashes in an eastern neighborhood. Shelling
in al-Farouq wounded
Gunmen in Basra killed
a financial director and set fire to his corpse.
twelve al-Qaeda suspects and detained three in Samarra, a hostage was
U.S. forces attacked a home in the city, where they
killed two women and injured four others, including a child.
U.S. forces killed
two bystanders during a gunfight and a mechanic in a separate incident. U.S.
and Iraqi forces captured
a suspected al-Qaeda and Islamic Army leader in Baghdad.
gunmen were killed and three detained in Balad. Three U.S. soldiers
were slightly wounded.
was killed and four were wounded during a roadside bombing in Kirkuk.
civilians were kidnapped
from a fake checkpoint near Muqdadiyah.