Updated at 1:05 a.m. EST, Jan. 25, 2008
At least 21 Iraqis
were killed and 26 more were wounded a day after a massive bomb blast in Mosul.
Among the latest casualties was Mosul’s police chief, who was inspecting yesterday’s
bombing site. Meanwhile, no Coalition deaths were reported.
police who were gathered at the scene of yesterday’s massive bombing. After a
short clash, a suicide bomber
targeted a vehicle containing the police chief. The
chief and two others were killed while 10
others were wounded, including a Xinhua news agency journalist and an American
soldier. A three-day mourning period was announced
by the governor.
In Baghdad, two
policemen were killed and three were wounded during a bombing in Karrada.
Iraqi security personnel and a soldier were killed during operations that
netted 22 suspects. An IED in Ghadeer injured
two civilians, while another in Zaafaraniyah wounded
one person. Also, three
dumped bodies were found.
people were killed and four were wounded during a clash in Dhuluiya.
A suicide bomber was
shot dead in Khalidya after he ignored warning from police.
A roadside bomb in Mahaweel killed
one civilian and wounded two others.
was found in Iskandariya.
Near Samarra, seven oil tanker
drivers were kidnapped.
IED explosion in Karbala killed
working for an al-Sistani aide and injured
Compiled by Margaret Griffis