Updated at 11:50 p.m. EST, Jan. 22, 2008
At least 32 Iraqis
were killed and another 42 were wounded in the latest attacks. Meanwhile,
American soldier was killed and another was wounded during a rollover
accident in Kirkuk today. Also, two journalism associations released
a joint report documenting hundreds of false statements issued by President Bush
and top administration officials during the build-up to the Iraq invasion.
In Baghdad, three
dumped bodies were found. A roadside bomb in the Mashtal neighborhood
wounded a policeman. In Jisr
Diyala, a bomb blasted a Transportation Ministry minibus; one
employee was killed and six others were wounded. In al-Amil, an "extremist
was killed, and two hostages were freed. Four
people were wounded during a roadside bomb attack in Karrada. A roadside
bomb next a school in Amiriyah injured
a child. Also, a street next to the Green Zone was closed
due to a suspected car bomb.
members of the same family were found dead in the orchards near Buhriz.
A father, his five sons and a nephew were killed.
person was killed and 21 others were wounded during a bombing at al-Jawahri
Prep School for boys in Baquba. Teachers and students were among the victims.
An attack on the Salah ad Din police chief’s motorcade, which was in Shurqat,
left one bodyguard dead and another
wounded. The chief was not present.
people were wounded during a car bombing in Kirkuk. An assassination
attempt on the al-Adala neighborhood police chief left no
casualties, but a senior
police official and two bodyguards were wounded in al-Wassiti. Also,
the body of a woman
bearing two gunshot wounds was found under a bridge.
Gunmen in Basra
wounded three policemen.
In Mosul, the 17 Tammouz neighborhood was closed
off for security purposes. Police also killed
a gunman in a western industrial area.
Two teachers were abducted
near Tuz Khormatu.
was killed in al-Magar al-Kabier, near Amara. A missile exploded as
he was dismantling it in order to sell parts at a nearby market.
casualties were reported during a Katyusha rocket attack on the British Base
U.S. forces arrested
19 forces in central and northern Iraq. Eleven members of the Ahmed
al-Yamani sect were arrested in Basra. Four suspects were arrested
in Diyala province as well. In Muqdadiya, 15
gunmen were killed and 20 more were arrested.
Also, the Iraqi Parliament
voted to modify the country’s
flag slightly. Three stars symbolizing the ousted Baath Party regime lead by Saddam
Hussein will be removed.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis