Updated at 11:59 p.m. EST, Dec. 11, 2007
For a second day in a
row, Baghdad was the scene of numerous attacks mostly targeting security forces.
Overall, 21 Iraqis were killed and 52 more were wounded throughout the
country. Also, the DOD reported that one
U.S. soldier died from a non-combat incident.
four dumped bodies
were recovered. A
suicide bomber killed two policemen and wounded 13 others near the al-Harthiya
offices of a former premier and the homes of the current prime minister’s adviser
and a Sunni lawmaker. A booby-trapped
body killed one Iraqi soldier and injured seven others, in the Saidiya
district. A car bomb in Mansour left
10 Iraqi soldiers injured. Two
Iraqi soldiers were wounded during a roadside bombing on Palestine Street.
The head of
a Baghdad psychiatric hospital was gunned down. Three
Iraqi soldiers were wounded at a Yarmouk checkpoint when a hand grenade was
tossed at theml. Also, a new fire broke
out at the Doura refinery.
A sniper killed
a policeman in Samarra.
an Awakening Council member in downtown Baquba.
clashes between Iraqi army and gunmen left a female
policemen were injured in Khalis when they were blasted by a roadside
were found murdered in Basra.
Gunmen in Mosul fired upon
a police car, killing
one officer and wounding two others.
In Fallujah, mortars falling a
police checkpoint, killed
one policeman and injured one other.
policemen were wounded during an armed attack in Balad.
a suspect and arrested 19 others in central and northern Iraq. In Baghdad,
Iraqi soldiers killed
three suspects and detained 117 more; five
soldiers were wounded during the security operations.
by Margaret Griffis