Updated at 10:25 p.m. EDT, May 2, 2008
At least 30 Iraqis were
killed and 36 more wounded in the latest violence. No Coalition deaths were
reported. Also, Turkish warplanes bombed
Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) locations deep within northern Iraq.
Sadr City, seven people
were killed and nine were wounded during clashes. U.S. forces killed
two gunmen. Hospital authorities reported 12
wounded. Also, hundreds of demonstrators
protested Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's policies and urged him to end a
stalemate with Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr.
In Baghdad, hospital
authorities reported two
civilians killed and five wounded during clashes in Amil. Three
dumped bodies were found. Also, clashes broke in Shula, but no
casualties were reported.
people died in a double suicide bombing reported yesterday in Balad Ruz.
An I.E.D. injured
a man in Khanaqin.
U.S. forces killed
four men and arrested 10 in Mosul. Three Turkmen accused of kidnapping
and murder were arrested.
U.S. forces injured
four police commandos near Hilla.
Seven people were kidnapped
from a road leading to Mandali.
Gunmen attacked an Awakening Council
(Sahwa) office in Abu Saida. Two
members were killed and five were wounded. The building was then blown up.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis