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December 9, 2007
Sunday: 46 Iraqis Killed, 28 Wounded

Updated at 11:45 p.m EST, Dec. 9, 2007

Baiji was again the scene of an attack that left several people dead or injured. Overall, 46 Iraqis were killed or found dead and another 28 were wounded throughout the country. No Coalition deaths were reported. Also, officials have banned the use of government vehicles that lack license places in order to curb their use in attacks.

In Baghdad, mortars injured into Karrada injuring two people. One person was killed and two were injured during a mortar attack in Rashidiyah. Five unidentified bodies were found. No casualties were reported after a mortar attack on the Green Zone. Also, Iraqi soldiers shot and killed a person wearing a suicide vest.

A roadside bomb in Hilla killed the provincial police chief and five guards.

In Baiji, two Iraqi soldiers were killed and seven others were wounded when a suicide bomber attacked a checkpoint.

During a drive-by shooting, gunmen killed an Iraq army colonel in Numaniya.

In Kut, kidnapped a chauffeur working for the head of the anti-crime department; a man riding in the same car was released.

In Shurqat, gunmen bombed the home of a neighborhood patrol member. Three family members were hurt in the explosion.

No one was injured during an attack on a Ninevah provincial councilman in Mosul. Gunmen killed a young Christian woman an the al-Nabi Younes marketplace.

In Baquba, two men were killed in a police raid. Gunmen then attacked the police, killing two policemen and injuring six more. U.S. troops were then called in and wounded three residents during an air attack.

One policeman was injured during a roadside bombing in Kirkuk.

A disembodied head belonging to a kidapped policeman was found in Wassit.

Iraqi soldiers killed nine suspects and arrested 49 more throughout the country. Thirteen bodies belonging to "terrorists" were discovered in an unspecified location. Near Mosul, three suspects were detained. Two Iraqi army soldiers were wounded during security operations. Also, an arms stockpile was discovered near Basra and second one was found in Baghdad.

Compiled by Margaret Griffis

 
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