Updated at 7:20 p.m. EDT, Sept. 20, 2007
At least 66 Iraqis
were killed and 54 wounded in the latest round of violence. Among the attacks
was another controversial incident involving U.S. troops in Sadr City. Also, several
bombs were detonated in Baghdad and Kirkuk. And, a GI
was killed in a non-combat accident yesterday in Taqqadum.
a car bomb killed
three and wounded 11 at an Iraqi army checkpoint in Habibiya. A senior
judge and his driver were killed in a drive-by shooting in central Baghdad.
Near al-Shabb stadium, a roadside bomb killed
a police commando and wounded four more policemen and a civilian. In northeast
Baghdad, an Iraqi
was killed and nine were wounded during another explosion. An IED killed
one policeman and wounded a second. Also, seven
dumped bodies were found scattered throughout town.
During a U.S.-Iraqi
raid in Sadr City, which included helicopter-based gunfire, an Iraqi
soldier was wounded. Besides the soldier, three
civilians were killed and seven were wounded during the incident. Eight suspects
A witness claimed
that Iraqi soldiers stole money and jewelry from her during a search of her home.
mortar barrage in Madaen left
two dead and 10 wounded.
bodies were found al-Ahemar village in Baquba.
a roadside bomb wounded
a policeman and damaged his vehicle. Another roadside bomb caused
no casualties. Gunmen killed
a civilian. An IED wounded
an Iraqi soldier. Also, a body
was found east of the city.
Iraqi soldiers were wounded during a roadside bombing on a highway between
Kirkuk and Riyadh in the village of al-Zera.
bodies, including those of a kidnapped woman and her daughter, were found
in Mosul. Also, gunmen killed
radio personality, Muhannad Ghanim.
Gunmen in Hawija killed
a former member of the now dissolved Baath party and
a day laborer, in a separate incident.
Near Tuz Khormato, a
council member was assassinated.
body bearing gunshot and torture marks was found in Qara Hanir village.
In Basra, a senior
police official was wounded during an assassination attempt. Also, another
Sistani aide was assassinated;
one of his guards was
policemen were killed and four were wounded during a twin roadside bomb attack
The Iraqi army killed
14 suspects and arrested 33 in unspecified locations throughout the country.
U.S. forces killed
three suspects in Baghdad and killed
seven others elsewhere in Mahmudiya. A suspected
al-Qaeda adviser was killed in Tarmiya during a U.S.-Iraqi forces raid.
In Sulaimaniya, U.S. troops arrested
an Iranian delegation member they accuse of transporting roadside bombs. Seventeen
suspects were arrested
in a joint raid in Kirkuk.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis