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April 28, 2008
Monday: 4 US Soldiers, 43 Iraqis Killed; 112 Iraqis Wounded

Updated at 9:25 p.m., April 28, 3008

At least 43 Iraqis were killed and another 112 were wounded in the latest attacks, most of them in Baghdad and Sadr City. No Coalition deaths were reported. Also four U.S. servicemembers were killed.

Three American soldiers were killed during a mortar or rocket attack in Baghdad. Another soldier was killed in a separate mortar attack. .

In Baghdad, six bodies were found. A woman and child were killed, and four civilians were wounded, when mortars fell near the Green Zone in Karadat Mariam. Three policemen were wounded when mortars fell on the Jazeera police station. In Mansour, a mortar round injured two people. Five people were injured during a mortar attack in Mamil. Two people were injured in a U.S. airstrike on al-Qanat Street. A motorcycle bomb targeting an Awakening Council (Sahwa) patrol killed one and injured three more. Three Sahwa were injured during a roadside bombing at their checkpoint in Adhamiya. Three electrical technicians were injured during a roadside bombing in Nahdha. Four Iraqis were injured during an attack on a U.S. patrol in Amil. Mortars in Baladiyat failed to leave casualties. A Katyusha rocket left no causalties in Karrada. Two suspects were arrested after two people were killed. Yesterday in Harthiya, one civilian was killed and seven more were wounded when a car bomb exploded. Also, U.S. forces reported killing 16 more suspects in various incidents on Sunday than had previously been reported.

Sadr City police and hospital sources reported eight dead and 72 wounded in the latest violence. Eight women and four children were among the casualties.

A Sadrist lawmaker was killed and his wife was injured during an armed attack in Basra. Also, seven suspects were arrested in a separate incident.

In Baquba, gunmen injured a policeman. A group of Sahwa members wounded a civilian, and then they were arrested.

A roadside bomb wounded a policeman in Kirkuk.

In Mosul, an Iraqi soldier was killed during clashes. Three suspects were arrested in a separate incident.

Three suspects were arrested in Karbala.

In al-Bayjat, civilians and Sahwa fought against and killed five attackers.

 

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