Updated at 7:05 p.m. EDT. Oct. 2, 2007
After a quick visit with
troops in Basra, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown arrived
in Baghdad today. Reports of violence unsurprisingly picked up in the capital.
Overall, 46 Iraqis were killed or found dead and 49 more were wounded throughout
the country. Also, an American
soldier was killed in Anbar during combat operation yesterday.
In Baghdad, nine
bodies were found dumped mostly in western neighborhoods. A roadside bomb
in Zayouna killed
three and wounded two near a passport office. A separate bombing left three
dead and five wounded in Muaskar al-Rashid. A roadside bomb targeting
a U.S. patrol wounded
three civilians in the Shabb neighborhood. One
policeman was killed and five were wounded during a bombing in Zaafaraniya.
In Karrada, In Karrada, two
people were killed and four wounded during another bombing. No
casualties were reported during a bombings in Abu Dsheer and Binouk.
Also, the Iraqi army raided
the al-Mada newspaper office.
people were killed and 10 were injured, mostly women and children during a
outside a Khalis police station. Also, a bomb at a petrol station failed
to cause casualties.
In Jalawla, a bomb exploded just outside a café
and wounded 11
A roadside bomb in Madaen killed
one policeman and wounded five others.
Shelling in Riyadh left
one dead and
On the first day of the school term, gunmen killed
a primary school teacher during a drive-by shooting in Suwayra.
In Hilla, gunmen targeting a group of policemen killed
one person and wounded a policeman.
Abbasi police clashed with
gunmen. One gunman
was killed and one policeman was wounded.
In Baquba, gunmen
a couple and their daughter in the al-Mafraq neighborhood.
in Wihda killed
a businessman and his son then escaped with a large sum of money.
Two burnt bodies
were recovered in Kirkuk.
Yesterday in Hamza al-Gharbi,
a roadside bomb wounded
one person on a bus.
bodies of two Turkmen brothers, one a policeman and one a student, were found
in Tuz Khormato.
The Iraqi army killed
seven suspects and arrested 40 more in unspecified locations. Combined forces
arrested 18 suspects and freed
Compiled by Margaret Griffis