Updated at 12:01 a.m EDT, March 23, 2008
At least 22 Iraqis
were killed and 37 others were wounded in the latest attacks. Three American
soldiers were killed as well. Meanwhile, Iran continues to shell Iraqi territory
near their border.
U.S. soldiers were killed in an IED attack northwest of Baghdad, along
Iraqi civilians. Two of the Americans were killed instantly. The third one
died later of wounds.
shelling locations in Sulaimaniyah province believed occupied by Party
of Free Life of Kurdistan (PJAK) rebels. No casualties were reported but residents
of several villages fled for their lives.
In Baghdad, three
dumped bodies were recovered. A roadside bomb wounded
three garbage collectors in Adhamiya. In Mansour, one
Sahwa member was killed and four others were wounded during mortar shelling,
people were wounded during a roadside bombing at a checkpoint. In eastern
Baghdad, a bomb on a minibus killed
one person and wounded eight others. An IED in Mashtal wounded
four people. Also, no
casualties were reported after shelling in Yarmouk.
air strike on an Awakening Council (Sahwa) checkpoint in Ishaqi left
six dead and two wounded. U.S. officials said the people were behaving strangely
and denied it was a Sahwa checkpoint.
In Kirkuk, a roadside bomb
killed civilian and wounded nine
others, including policemen.
Sahwa members killed
three people and wounded two others during an incident in Khalis.
An unknown number of Iraqi policemen
were injured in Baquba.
bodies bearing the usual gunshot and torture wounds were discovered in Mahaweel.
A decapitated body
was recovered in Latifiya.
In Hilla, a body
bearing gunshot wounds to the head was found. Meanwhile, the U.S. base suffered
a Katyusha attack.
U.S. forces killed
a suspect and detained 21 others across central and northern Iraq.
In Mosul, 16 suspects were detained.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis