Updated at 12:15 a.m. EDT, Oct. 1, 2007
A significant number of
militia suspects and other gunmen were killed in numerous incidents around the
country. Overall, 118 Iraqis were killed or found dead and another 19 were
wounded. Also, one
MND-B soldier was killed and another wounded during combat in Baghdad
In Mosul, 11
dumped bodies were found; they bore gunshot and torture marks. A Ninevah
council member and three guards were killed when gunmen sprayed their vehicle
with bullets. Gunmen attacked a market, killing
two people. Two
women and a man were killed in a drive-by shooting. Gunmen killed
two policemen in an eastern neighborhood. In Qadsiya, gunmen injured
a policeman and a civilian. Also, a roadside bomb wounded
decomposing bodies were found in al-Uhaymer, near Baquba.
bodies of three
torture victims were found in al-Haswa.
A gunman attacked a
farm south of Baghdad where he killed
the farmer and wounded three relatives.
A roadside bomb in Hawija
three policemen. Another bomb injured
a single policeman.
of an Iraqi soldier who had been kidnapped yesterday was found in Diwaniya.
Also, three Mahdi army members were arrested.
In Basra, a police official survived
an assassination attempt.
In Baghdad, five
bodies were recovered. Also, black smoke and U.S. helicopters were seen in
Doura, where reports
of 60 armed men also surfaced. A roadside bomb targeting a U.S. patrol in Zayouna
resulted in no casualties.
militia members were killed and eight wounded during clashes in Samarra.
A senior al-Qaeda leader was arrested.
The Iraqi army killed
44 suspects and arrested 52 across Iraq over the last 24 hours. Also, three
gunmen were killed as operations were implemented in Diyala province.
U.S. forces killed
another 20 after receiving grenade and small arms gunfire northwest of the
more suspects were killed and 21 arrested in other U.S. operations; another
15 were detained
Also, two Kurdish rebels were killed
in southeast Turkey.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis