Updated at 11:35 p.m. EDT, April, 29, 2008
As heavy street fighting
continues in Sadr City, Kirkuk suffered a spate of roadside bombings. Also, female
suicide bombers staged attacks in Diyala province. At least 90 Iraqis were
killed and another 135 were wounded across the country. Two American soldiers
were also killed
soldier was killed this evening during an armed attack in Baghdad. Later
in the evening, another
American soldier was killed in an IED explosion in Baghdad.
in Sadr City ambushed a U.S. patrol on a road where barricades are being
installed. U.S. forces said that a total of 37
gunmen were killed. Hospital officials said that 24
people were killed and 60 more were wounded, most of them civilians. Six
American soldiers were wounded. Overnight, one
person was killed and 24 more were wounded in other clashes.
a bomb was detonated outside the home of a senior labor ministry official; he
was killed and two others were wounded. Two
people were killed and five others were injured during a Katyusha attack in
New Baghdad. Two
people were injured during mortars in Kadhamiyah. Mortars injured three in
Karadat Maryam. No casualties
were reported during shelling in Karrada and Bab al-Sharji.
suicide bomber killed two Awakening Council (Sahwa) members and wounded ten others
in Baquba. Also, six gunmen were detained.
In al-Saldiya, a female
suicide bomber killed one person and injured five people, including the district
In Kirkuk, four
people were killed and 15 more were wounded during two separate roadside bombings.Two
policemen were wounded in a another roadside bombing. Two
bodies were found outside of town. Also, an ethnic Turkman was freed,
and his kidnappers were arrested.
In Mosul, an Iraqi
soldier was killed and five more were wounded as they were thwarting a suicide
bomber. Gunmen killed
one policeman and injured two civilians.
three civilians in Jalawla.
two civilians near Muqdadiyah.
Iraqi soldiers were injured during a roadside bombing in Balad Ruz.
bodies, belonging to academics who were kidnapped last week, were found in
a mass grave; the men were killed despite the payment of ransom.
surveys of Iraqi refugees in Syria show
that few are willing to return to Iraq. Also, reports of domestic violence among
refugees in Jordan are
on the rise, as their situation grows dimmer.