Updated at 9:00 p.m. EST, Feb. 2, 2008
At least 31 Iraqis were
killed and another 24 were wounded across Iraq as relative quiet returned
to Baghdad a day after massive explosions killed nearly a hundred people. Four
Saudi gunmen were also killed. On the other hand, no Coalition deaths were reported
so far this month.
In Baghdad, five
dumped bodies were recovered. Gunmen attacked a convoy belonging to the dean
of the dental college as it traveled in Zayouna; two
guards were killed and two others were wounded. A roadside bomb near Mansour
wounded five people, including
policemen. Clashes between gunmen and security forces in Kadhimiya left
two dead civilians left two
dead and three wounded. Three policemen were kidnapped
in Ferdous. Also, Iraqi forces detained
15 suspects during security operations.
policemen were killed when their patrol encountered a roadside bomb in Shurqat.
Yesterday’s clashes in Samarra left at least another three
gunmen dead than previously reported and two
wounded policemen. In al-Jalam Iraqi forces backed by U.S. air support
killed four suspects and wounded three others.
In Mosul, four
Awakening Council members were killed and another nine were injured by a bomb
corpses bearing gunshot wounds were discovered in Iskandariya. Also,
six gunmen were arrested.
Tal Afar police killed
three gunmen and arrested three more.
U.S. forces killed
a suspect and arrested 13 others in northern and central Iraq.
In Hawija, gunmen attacked a U.S.; one
gunman was killed and the other was captured.
casualties were reported when a roadside bomb went off shortly after a motorcade
drove past it in Diwaniya.
Three suspects were arrested
In Khalis, 11 suspects were detained.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis