Updated at 8:00 p.m. EDT, May 7, 2008
At least 26 Iraqis were
killed and 35 more were wounded in light violence. A US
soldier was killed during an armed attack in Fallujah yesterday. Also,
U.S. forces arrested
four Iraqi journalists in Diyala province.
In Baghdad, Iraqi forces
came under fire in Amin; eight
gunmen and one soldier were killed while 10 soldiers were also wounded. A
bomb injured three people
in Alawi. One
person was injured when a car bomb was detonated in Tayaran Square.
Also, three dumped bodies
Seven suspects were detained
in Sadr City. Witnesses say that eight
people were killed and 13 others were wounded during a U.S. airstrike.
Four guards were wounded
when a bomb exploded at a Mussayab power station.
clashed with Mahdi militiamen
during a raid on an al-Sadr political office in al-Hay. Two
people suffered injuries. The city is now under a curfew.
army officer was killed during an armed attack near his home in Numaniya.
Gunmen killed a teacher
In Diyala province, 64 innocent detainees were
Thirty suspects were detained
in Balad Ruz.
In Mosul, four
Iraqi solders were killed during clashes with gunmen. Meanwhile, two vehicle
bombs were defused.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis