Updated at 1:50 a.m. EST, Feb. 19, 2008
At least 29 Iraqis
were killed or found dead and another 36 were wounded during the latest attacks.
Rocket fire targeted the Green Zone and Baghdad International Airport. No Coalition
deaths were reported.
A roadside bomb in Mosul left three
dead and four wounded in the al-Iqtesadiyn quarter. Gunmen killed
a civilian in the Majmouaa neighborhood. Also, three gunmen were arrested.
In Baghdad, five
dumped bodies were found. Iraqi forces raided the dental university and arrested
two professors and two policemen. Sixteen Katyusha rockets landed near the International
Airport, killing five Iraqis
and wounding 14 more; two
American soldiers were also wounded. Rockets also fell near the Green
Zone, but no casualties
were reported. An Iraqi
soldier was wounded during an attack in Zayouna. Also, two
gunmen were killed when their truck blew up as they attempted to cross a Sons
of Iraq checkpoint in Adhamiya on Saturday.
officer was killed and three others were wounded during an IED attack in Tikrit.
A sniper wounded
an American soldier.
In Basra, a police officer survived
an assassination attempt uninjured, but three
guards were wounded. Also, two hostages were freed
in separate incidents.
man was killed and another was wounded during a drive-by shooting in Iskandariya.
In al-Jallam, the Awakening Council killed
a suspect during a raid.
and a customer were killed during an explosion in a store in Hit. The
In Babel, a provincial vice chairmen was attacked
by court police and suffered
injuries. The guard's were detained.
bodies were found in Ramadi.
A car bomb wounded
three Awakening Council members in Buhriz.
U.S. forces killed
three suspects and detained five others during operations in northern and
An Islamic State in Iraq leader was arrested
The gunmen were captured
Five suspects were detained
In Diwaniya, police found
a cache containing 550 bombs.
Also, an arrest warrant was issued
for the governor of Karbala.
In Fallujah, a curfew was imposed
as security forces searched for gunmen.
bodyguards were wounded during an attack at a Sheikh's house in Mandili.
A roadside bomb in Shams caused no
Awakening Council members were killed and three more were wounded in Khan
Bani Saad during an armed attack on their base.
by Margaret Griffis