Updated at 12:25 a.m. EDT, Sept. 29, 2007
At least 78 Iraqis
were killed and 64 more were wounded during the latest round of violence,
which included a U.S. helicopter attack on civilians in al-Saha. No foreign military
deaths were reported; however, officials announced
the death of "the emir of foreign terrorists" during a U.S. operation
In Baghdad, as many as 13
were killed and 11 were wounded, including women and children, during a U.S.
raid in the Doura district; armed groups clashed with a U.S. patrol before
helicopters were called in to shell the area. Two
people were wounded during shelling in al-Ubaidi. Also, five
dumped bodies were recovered.
A U.S. helicopter killed
at least seven and wounded 10 people playing a Ramadan game in al-Saha.
In Mosul, a truck bomb at a highway overpass wounded
23 people and demolished the roadway; a second bomb was found nearby and detonated
safely. Yesterday, one
man was killed and another wounded during a roadside bombing; they may have
been planting the bomb. Also, a former
Iraqi army officer was shot and killed.
Gunmen dressed in Iraqi army
uniforms attacked a café in Saidiya. Four
civilians were killed and nine were wounded.
dumped bodies were found in Khalis.
civilians were wounded in a roadside bombing in Ifach.
attacked a police patrol in Ramadi. One
policeman and three gunmen were killed.
was kidnapped and killed in Diwaniya.
U.S. special forces killed
three suspects in Diyala.
In Zubair, gunmen attacked
a police station; three
policemen were wounded and one suspect was killed. Police have also defused
several explosive devices, without
The British base at the Basra International Airport
came under Katyusha rocket attack, but no
casualties were reported. The bodies
of a kidnapped humanitarian worker and his friend were found in the morgue.
Iraqi police reported killing
29 Iraqi suspects and one foreign fighter, during a raid near Baquba.
an Iraqi Christian in Qaraqush yesterday.
Iraqi oil guards were killed and three were injured during an IED attack on
an oil pipeline.
Along the border, Iran resumed
shelling of Kurdish areas in northern Iraq, while Iraq and Turkey signed
an accord to target Kurdish rebels who are attacking Turkish locations from within
Iraq. Meanwhile, Turkish forces killed
four Kurdish rebels in a southeastern province.
Compiled by Margaret