Updated at 10:25 p.m. EDT, Oct. 1, 2007
At least 48 Iraqis were
killed and 22 more were wounded in the latest attacks. Security forces killed
numerous suspects throughout the country, but civilians were also the targets
of violence. Also, four GI deaths were reported.
Yesterday in the
capital, an MND-B
soldier was killed and 10 more were wounded when they were attacked during
combat operations; also
wounded were two Iraqi troops, an interpreter and a civilian. An MND-B
soldier was killed during a small arms attack in Baghdad. In Qadissiya
soldier was killed and another wounded in a non-combat accident. Also,
the DOD reported that a U.S.
soldier was killed Thursday in a roadside bomb attack.
Baghdad, a roadside bomb targeting a U.S. patrol wounded
three civilians in al-Ghadier. In al-Benouk, a second bomb targeting
U.S. troops wounded
two civilians there. Also, gunmen killed
a senior Housing Ministry official. Also, 11
dumped bodies were found.
In Mosul, a suicide
car bomber killed a university professor and wounded seven others; a second
explosion nearby harmed no one. Also, a hospital director was kidnapped.
bodies were found in Kirkuk; two were buried near a home, and another
belonged to a policeman.
Shelling in Yusufiya killed
a man and wounded a child.
bodies were found in Mahaweel.
During clashes between gunmen
and residents of Khalis, one
resident was killed and five were wounded. A gunman
was also killed. Also, a man
was killed in a separate incident.
The chief of Police in Basra
a roadside bomb that blasted his motorcade this afternoon.
Lt. Colonel survived
an attempt on his life in Anbar province.
joint forces killed
18 suspects, three of Saudi origin, and arrested 28 others. Also, a child
was killed during clashes between police and armed men.
suspects and detained 11 in several cities. The Iraqi army arrested
75 suspects. In Samarra, 50 detainees were found not guilty and released.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis