Updated at 12:06 p.m. EDT, Oct. 15, 2007
At least 46 Iraqis
were killed or found dead and 76 more were wounded in the latest violence.
Figures may yet rise in two separate attacks, which occurred in Diwaniya and Balad.
No foreign military deaths were reported. The DOD reported that two American
soldiers were killed in separate incidents.
The DOD reported that an
soldier was killed yesterday in al-Busayifi during combat operations,
while an IED killed
another soldier in Baghdad. Four
National Guardsmen were injured yesterday during an explosion. Also, two
Polish soldiers were wounded during fighting in Diwaniyah that also caused
In Baghdad, a suicide
car bomber killed four people and wounded 25 others, mostly women and children,
at al-Zawraa park in the al-Harthiya district. Also, five
dumped bodies were recovered.
In Diwaniya, a mortar and machine
gun attack targeting a Polish base left five
civilians dead and 28 wounded. Among the casualties were several children.
were also killed. No
casualties were reported during a mortar attack at Camp Echo, just south of
car bomber killed six members of the Salah ad Din Awakening Council during
an attack on their Balad checkpoint. At least eight
more people were injured.
and four members of his family were killed when a suicide bomber drove into
the policeman’s home in Heit. Eight
others were wounded during the attack, which occurred west of Baghdad.
three journalists were killed and two were wounded when gunmen attacked their
vehicle. Also, a roadside bomb wounded
dumped bodies were found near Ramadi.
of a kidnapped Baghdad University professor was found in Basra.
According to some reports, two Catholic priests who were kidnapped over the weekend
near Tal Afar were released;
however, the head of the Syrian Catholic Church said
the reports were untrue and that the priests were still being held captive.
shot dead a civilian
during a drive-by in Kut.
bodies were found in Mosul. One belonged to a member of the city council.
U.S. forces killed
three suspects and detained 20 others in several locations. Also, three
anti-al-Qaeda fighters were killed and one wounded accidently when a U.S.
airstrike in Duluiya missed its targets.
Compiled by Margaret