Updated at 12:25 a.m. EST, Feb. 27, 2008
At least 33 Iraqis
were killed and 20 more were wounded in the latest violence, which included
a deadly attack on a minibus in Mosul. Clashes at the Turkish border continued
as well. Also, the DOD reported that an American
soldier died yesterday at Bethesda from wounds received last August in
Clashes between Turkish troops and Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK)
rebels in northern Iraq continued
with possibly heavy losses on both sides. Meanwhile the Kurdish autonomous parliament
asked that a treaty allowing
Turkey to enter Iraq to fight with PKK separatists be rescinded, and the central
government in Baghdad condemned
In Mosul, a suicide
bomber killed 14 people and injured 15 more people who were traveling to Syria
on a minibus. Three people were
gunned down during a drive-by shooting. A booby-trapped car killed
a policeman and wounded two more.
army major was killed in a clash with al-Qaeda in Kirkuk.
kidnapped 21 men at two fake
checkpoints in Diyala province.
Awakening Council members were gunned down and at least one
other was injured during a drive-by shooting at a checkpoint in Hawija.
A dumped body was
found in Hilla.
soldier was killed and his relative was kidnapped in Tuz Khormato.
gunmen were killed and eight gunmen were arrested
in Khan Bani Saad.
Two members of the Ansar Ahmad al-Yaman cult tried
to ignite a riot at a checkpoint in Karbala and were arrested.
Meanwhile, security forces found
a large cache of weapons.
In Basra, a pair of missiles targeting
the Iranian consulate fell
short and injured no one. Two rockets aimed at the British base and an IED
planted near a judge's house were defused
without incident. Also, a hostage was freed.
An IED in Hibhib killed
a truck driver and his assistant.
In Baghdad, one
dumped body was found in the Jisr Diyala neighborhood. In al-Sinak,
gunmen lobbed a grenade at a checkpoint and injured
Gunmen attacked a council member's home in Nasiriya,
casualties were reported.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis