Updated at 11:50 p.m EDT, Sept. 21, 2007
At least 29 Iraqis
were killed or found dead and another 19 were wounded during numerous but
small attacks. Also, a Romanian soldier and four GIs were reported killed
in separate incidents.
Yesterday, a Task
Force Lightning soldier was killed and another was wounded during an explosion
in Diyala province. In Anbar province, a Task
Force Lightning soldier died in a non-combat incident. Also, an MNF-W
soldier was killed in a non-combat incident in At Ta’mim province. Wednesday,
was killed in a non-combat incident, this one in Balad. A Romanian
soldier was killed and five more were wounded during a patrol near their
base at Tallil.
In Baghdad, gunmen killed
a Mahdi Army leader in the Washash neighborhood. The assassination
was followed by a Mahdi Army attack that left four
dead and scores of civilians displaced. Also, eight
dumped bodies were recovered, mostly from western neighborhoods.
child was killed and three civilians were wounded when Peshmerga troops opened
fire on a square in Khalis.
A roadside bomb in Kirkuk killed
a policeman and an Iraqi soldier, while also injuring a civilian. A separate
roadside bomb wounded
four civilians. Another
civilian was wounded during an armed attack in a nearby village. Also, a body
was found west of town.
bodies, bearing gunshot and torture marks were found in Yusufiya.
was killed and two others were injured during an armed attack in Albu Aziz.
female bodies were found dumped in Basra. Also, gunmen wounded
the chief of al-Balda police during an assassination attempt.
A mortar barrage in Iskandariya left one
dead and three wounded.
In Hawija, three
people were wounded after gunmen placed several roadside bombs near the abandoned
home of a former police chief.
aide was killed in Diwaniya.
bearing torture wounds was found in Bajwan.
A Muqdadiya mosque
Security concerns forced Muthanna police to impose
Three people were kidnapped
In Qadissiya, one
gunman was killed and another injured during an explosion in a home.
U.S. troops killed
a suspect and detained eight others during operations in central Iraq.
Also, an estimated 2000 Iraqi refugees are arriving
in Syria every day, and five Kurdish rebels were killed
near the Iraqi border in Turkey.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis