Updated at 1:10 a.m. EST, Dec. 28, 2007
At least 29 Iraqis
were killed and 22 more were injured in the latest round of violence. Another
22 people were kidnapped in Diyala province and an unknown number were
abducted in Baghdad. Most of the dead were killed in security operations, while
the injured were wounded during bomb attacks in the capital. Also, no Coalition
deaths were reported.
In Baghdad, four
unidentified bodies were dumped in as many neighborhoods. A roadside bomb
blasted a minibus in the Baladiyat area, killing
two people and wounding 12 more. On al-Nidal Street, a roadside bomb
three people. Also, several people were kidnapped
from the Fadwa Arab area.
22 people from a fake checkpoint stationed between Kanaan and Balad Ruz.
A series of five roadside bombs in Jalawla only injured
three policemen who were responding to an earlier bombing. The mayor's house,
a healthcare center, a marketplace and a private home were among the targets.
A child hostage was freed
U.S. forces killed
12 suspects, detained 27 more and freed one hostage between Dec. 22 and Dec.
25 in the Muqdadiyah area. In Kut, 11
suspects were killed and at least four
people were wounded. Combined U.S.-Iraqi forces detained
two al-Qaeda suspects in Ramadi.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis