Updated at 7:35 p.m. EST, Feb. 12, 2008
As Coalition and Iraqi
forces secure more areas in Iraq, the number of mass graves found has increased.
The latest was found in Muqdadiyah, while several more bodies were discovered
scattered around Baquba. Overall, at least 46 Iraqis were killed or found dead
and 18 more were wounded in attacks. No Coalition deaths were reported.
grave containing 13 bodies
was found in Muqdadiyah.
bodies were found in villages around Baquba.
the body of a local journalist
was found; three unidentified
bodies were also recovered. In Doura, mortar fire killed
two people and wounded eight others. A roadside bomb wounded
a policeman in Karrada. No
casualties were reported during a bombing on Canal Street and another in Baladiyat.
An Anbar Awakening Council leader survived an assassination attempt in
Ramadi that left him
wounded along with three bodyguards. Also, security forces killed
In Mosul, gunmen killed
a civilian, and policemen found a weapons cache. Elsewhere, a roadside bomb
targeting U.S. forces killed
an Iraqi civilian instead. In the afternoon, clashes left one
policeman and seven gunmen dead.
An armed attack on a highway in southern
Basra left one
policeman dead and two others wounded. Gunmen killed
a motorcycle cop.
Karbala police killed
three al-Qaeda suspects and detained 11 others.
girl was killed by a roadside bomb in al-Abara.
a minibus carrying students between Kanaan and Balad Ruz. Three
students were killed and three more were injured.
by Margaret Griffis