Updated at 1:20 a.m. EST, Feb. 21, 2008
At least 28 Iraqis
were killed and another 53 were wounded across Iraq during attacks that included
a significant bombing in Muqdadiyah and a mortar attack on a children playing
soccer in Balad. One
American soldier was killed and three more were wounded during a rocket-propelled
grenade attack in Mosul today. Also, a U.S.
civilian was reported killed yesterday in Baghdad.
a suicide bomber detonated
his vest in a market, where he killed
seven people and wounded 20 more.
In Baghdad, four
dumped bodies were discovered. An IED explosion near Shabb Stadium
two people. In Ghazaliyah, one
person was killed and two more were wounded during a car bombing. Also, an
attack in Rustamiyah yesterday left
one American civilian dead and several others wounded.
Balad, mortar fire targeting a U.S. base killed
three children and wounded seven more who were playing soccer.
bomber in Tal Afar killed
a woman and a six-year old girl at an identification cards office. Another
eight people were wounded.
In Mosul, gunmen killed
four policemen and wounded four others. A policewoman
was also gunned down, but she was wearing civilian clothing. Also, a kidnap
victim was freed.
Two Iraqi soldiers and
two civilians were wounded during a roadside bombing in Tikrit.
policemen were injured during a roadside bombing near Duluiya in Peshiktin
Awakening Council members killed
two suicide bombers as they approached a checkpoint in Samarra. Also,
a policeman was injured
during security operations that left an Algerian
al-Qaeda suspect dead.
planting a roadside bomb was killed when the device prematurely detonated
In Wajihiya, two
Awakening Council members were injured during an armed attack on a checkpoint.
were injured during a bombing in Kirkuk.
Two people were kidnapped
in Tuz Khormato.
In Amiriyat al Fallujah, a civilian
was injured during a bombing.
detainee died at a Coalition facility in Anbar province. The cause
of death was not released.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis