Updated at 12:35 a.m. EDT, Sept. 18, 2007
A day after a controversial
shooting involving American contractors, the Iraq government says
that it will revoke Blackwater USA’s license and prosecute any contractors who
used excessive force during the incident. At least 33 Iraqis were killed and
44 more wounded in other attacks. Also, two GIs were killed in separate
The DOD reported an American
soldier died Sunday from an illness and a Marine
died in a non-combat incident in Anbar province Saturday.
11 dumped bodies
were recovered from mostly western neighborhoods. A car bomb killed
as many as ten people and wounded 20 near a Shi’ite mosque in Jamila. Nine
people were wounded during a roadside bombing in Yarmouk. In Nahdha,
three people were
wounded in a separate roadside bomb attack.
civilian was killed and two more were wounded during a shooting in a small
neighborhood near Kirkuk.
civilians were killed separately in the Hawija area, one in al-Sarai
and the other in Jalal.
Gunmen targeting a police convoy in Basra
wounded the city’s
In Hilla, an explosion at an Iraqi army base
left 10 wounded
citizen was shot and killed in Mosul. Also, a four-day curfew was lifted.
A sniper killed
a policeman at a Fallujah checkpoint last night.
A female Wassit
council member, Ikhlas al-Shimari, escaped
injury during a bomb attack on her Kut home.
U.S. forces killed
seven suspects and detained 31 others in central and northern Iraq. Fourteen
in Fallujah and 12 were captured
Compiled by Margaret Griffis