Updated at 10:40 p.m. EDT, Sept. 29, 2007
During the latest incidents,
at least 50 Iraqis were killed or found dead and 82 more were wounded.
Among the attacks was a car bombing in Christian Hamdaniya and the death of a
journalist in Mosul. Also, two American soldiers were killed in separate
Force Lightning soldier was killed during combat today in Diyala province,
and an MND-B
soldier was killed in the capital during a small arms attack.
In Baghdad, a clash between Iraqi forces and gunmen in Amin
square left four
wounded civilians. Shelling in Abu Dsheer killed
one person and wounded four others. Two
people were killed and eight were wounded during bomb attack in the New
Baghdad district. Gunmen in Mansour killed
one civilian and wounded a second. Also, four
dumped bodies were recovered in western neighborhoods.
A car bomb
killed four policemen
and wounded 16 civilians in Hamdaniya.
people were killed and 17 wounded during a car bombing near Tal Afar at al-Mazra.
Five people were
killed during a U.S. airstrike in Samarra yesterday; U.S. soldiers
had come under fire earlier. Police commandos delivered nine
decomposing bodies to the main hospital. Also, two
police commandos were killed during an attack.
In Mosul, an
Iraqi humvee tried to intercept a suicide
bomber; the bomber blew up his vehicle killing
six people and injuring 21, including three civilians. Three
imams were killed in separate incidents. A mortar explosion killed
a local journalist.
A roadside bomb in Hawija killed
the police chief’s assistant.
was found in Diwaniya. Katyusha rockets rained on the Polish forces base,
injuries were reported.
people were wounded in Jbela when a roadside bomb was detonated. Several
others bombs were safely defused.
In Jurf al-Sakhar, gunmen attacked
Sunni tribesmen working with U.S. forces. The six
people wounded belonged to the Babel Awakening Council.
dead a former member of the defunct Baath Party. Another man
was killed in a separate incident.
U.S. forces killed
a suspect and arrest eight in unspecified locations.
by Margaret Griffis