Updated at 5:40 p.m. EDT, Sept. 19, 2007
At least 30 Iraqis
were killed or found dead and 22 more Iraqis were wounded during numerous
attacks throughout the country. Three GIs were reported killed in separate
Today, an MND-B
soldier was killed during combat west of Baghdad. In Salah ad Din province,
Force Lightning soldier died of non-battle-related causes. Also, an MND-B
soldier was killed yesterday in the capital during a small arms attack.
In Baghdad, eight
dumped bodies were recovered. No other reports came out of the capital.
In Mosul, a roadside bomb wounded
four civilians. A clash between gunmen and Iraqi troops that followed the
bombing left 14
gunmen dead and three injured. Another roadside bomb killed
an Iraqi soldier and wounded three more during these same clashes. In a separate
incident, a suicide car bomber wounded
two civilians during an attempted attack on a U.S. patrol. Also, two
bodies bearing gunshot wounds were discovered.
bomber blew himself up in Muqdadiya, killing
one person and wounding five others, including women.
A roadside bomb
in Kirkuk wounded
five people, four were policemen. An Iraqi soldier and a child were kidnapped
in separate incidents.
A Sadr organization member
was gunned down near his home in Diwaniya.
a man threw a grenade at a police patrol. Police arrested
him and discovered he was wearing a suicide vest. No one was injured, but Fallujah
is now under a vehicle curfew.
The Iraqi army killed
one suspect and arrested 51 others in unspecified locations throughout
the country. In Balad Ruz, U.S. forces killed
a suspect, believe to be in the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.
U.S. and Iraqi troops arrested
ten Mahdi army members in Diwaniya. In Muqdadiya, seven gunmen were
arrested, two of them might be
Saudi nationals. Also, ten suspects were arrested
in Mosul. Iraqi and Coalition troops arrested
five suspects in the Tigris River Valley.
casualties were reported during Turkish shelling in Duhuk province,
but local residents were frightened.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis