Updated at 12:05 a.m. EDT, Sept. 13, 2007
At least 53 Iraqis
were killed and 21 were wounded in light violence today. A pair of heists
in Baghdad netted $790,000 for criminals wearing police uniforms. Also, the DOD
reported that two
Marines were killed during combat operations in Anbar on Monday.
bodies were found. A roadside bomb targeting a motorcade killed
one civilian and wounded six others near Beirut Square instead. In
people were wounded in a roadside bombing. Also, in separate incidents, gunmen
carrying bank employees and robbed them of $790,000 total; in one incident the
gunmen were wearing police
commando uniforms and drove police cars.
Gunmen in al-Tahrir
two people from the same displaced family. Displaced families are easy targets
for gunmen, who issue orders and otherwise terrorize them.
bodies were found near Muwailha.
Mortar fire in Rasheed
killed a man
and wounded a child.
Shelling in Iskandariya wounded
people were wounded in a roadside bombing near Hawija.
was killed near his home in Hilla.
In Mahaweel, police
found a body
bearing gunshot wounds to the head.
major was killed in front of his Tikrit home.
At a police checkpoint
in the Guyara area near Mosul, gunmen launched an attack that left
six policemen dead.
In al-Salam, gunmen firing into a car killed
two people and wounded two others.
people were killed and two more wounded when gunmen fire upon a crowd in Muqdadiyah.
The Iraqi army killed
12 suspects and detained 59 in unspecified locations throughout the country.
In Muqdadiyah, they killed
a suspected al-Qaeda leader. Meanwhile, U.S. forces killed another
12 suspects and detained 31 people in separate locations in northern and central
Iraq. In Shurqat, Iraqi soldiers arrested
two suspected al-Qaeda leaders. U.S. forces arrested
a ministry director. Also, combined forces arrested
a Mahdi Army leader and his brothers in Diwaniya.
Also, four Kurdish
Workers Party (PKK) rebels were killed
Compiled by Margaret Griffis