Updated at 8:55 p.m. EDT, Mar. 24, 2008
A day after the U.S. military
tally reached 4000 troop
deaths, the FBI announced
that the remains of two American contractors were positively identified. At least
17 Iraqis were killed and 26 more were wounded. No new Coalition deaths
In Baghdad, eight
people were wounded, two seriously, when mortars landed inside the Green
Zone. In Zayouna, a roadside bomb injured
three policemen. Another bomb, this one on the Qasim Highway, injured
another policeman. Also, four
dumped bodies were recovered.
people were wounded in Mosul, when a car bomb blasted their vehicle.
body was found. A bomb targeting an ambulance left no
casualties. Also, gunmen blew up a home belonging to the father of a policeman;
casualties were reported.
policemen were killed and two others were injured during an IED attack in
Council (Sahwa) member was gunned down and a second was injured during an
incident involving U.S. troops in Buhriz.
civilian was killed and a policeman was injured during clashes between security
forces and gunmen in Qurna.
A mortar shell landed in Tal Jwad
and killed a civilian.
In al-Lahis, security forces killed
a wanted man and arrested another suspect.
Tal Afar police
two suspects and safely detonated a car bomb.
U.S. forces killed
three suspects and detained eight during operations in central and northern
Four Sadrists were arrested
Three wanted men were captured
A night time curfew has been imposed
on Basra after clashes between police and Mahdi Army members.
Iraqi soldiers were killed and five more were wounded during a roadside bombing
Seven suspects were arrested
and two hostages were freed in Baquba.
Three oil smugglers were
south of Nasiriya.
Three suspects were arrested
in Anbar province.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis