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October 6, 2007
Saturday: 2 GIs, 33 Iraqis Killed; 28 Iraqis Wounded

Updated at 12:03 p.m. EDT, Oct. 6, 2007

At least 33 Iraqis were killed or found dead and another 28 were wounded in the latest round of attacks, which included bombings in Kirkuk and Khalis. Also, two GIs were killed and three were wounded in separate events. Three Britons were also wounded.

An IED killed one MND-B soldier and wounded three more today in southern Baghdad. Also, three British soldiers and an Iraqi employee were wounded during an overnight rocket attack on their base in Basra. And, the DOD announced the death of a GI during an IED attack on Thursday in Baiji.

In Baghdad, five dumped bodies were recovered separately. In al-Washash, two people were injured when a clash broke out between Iraqi army soldiers and Mahdi militia members. Also, the Baghdad governor escaped an attack unharmed in the Sadiyah neighborhood.

In Kirkuk, a roadside bomb killed two people in a central neighborhood. In a northern area, another bomb wounded a policeman. In al-Musalla, a car bomb killed a civilian and wounded eleven others.

Two bombs blew-up an hour apart in Khalis. Seven people were wounded.

Shelling killed a civilian and wounded four more in Salman Bek.

In Riyadh, a roadside bomb killed two policemen and wounded a civilian.

The body of a child who was shot to death was found in Mussayab. Also, the body of a beheaded college student was discovered.

In Hawija, gunmen killed a police lieutenant and wounded a civilian in the Seda village area.

A beheaded body bearing evidence of torture was found in Iskandariya. The body belonged to a member of a Sunni Arab tribe known for working with U.S. forces.

Gunmen in Mahaweel killed a police commando.

The body of a Jarf al-Sakhr Awakening Council member was found near Hilla.

Gunmen killed a policeman in Yayji village, west of Kirkuk.

In Samarra, security forces killed another eight suspects and arrested 37 more. Also, 27 kidnapped truckers were freed.

U.S. forces killed six suspects and arrested 18 during operations against Sunni militia in northern and central Iraq. A militia leader was arrested in Khalis, and two more were detained in Balad Ruz. Iraqi forces arrested 11 in Karbala. An al-Qaeda leader was killed in Baghdad; six others were arrested in separate raids.

Sixty suspects were freed in Ninewah when charges against them were dropped.

Also, no casualties were reported when Turkish forces shelled Deshta Takh.

 

Compiled by Margaret Griffis

 
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