Updated at 10:43 p.m. EDT, May 17, 1008
At least 33 Iraqis
were killed and 54 more were wounded during light violence. A female suicide
bomber attacked a Sunni checkpoint in Baquba, while eight bodies were unearthed
near Basra. No Coalition deaths were reported, but an Australian
soldier was wounded in Nasiriyah.
suicide bomber attacked an Awakening Council (Sahwa) post in Baquba. Shortly
afterwards a car bomb also blew up, killing
three people are wounding 15 others.
bodies were found in a mass grave west of Basra. Six of victims were
kidnapped last year.
In Baghdad, a roadside bomb killed
one civilian and wounded another in Shabb. Two
civilians were injured during a bombing on Tunis Street. In Adhamiyah,
three Sahwa members
were injured. Also, 18 suspects were detained.
Also, five dumped bodies
A rocket killed
a woman and injured three children in Sadr City. Snipers killed
six civilians and wounded 16 more.
A roadside bomb in Kirkuk
killed a male driver, while
the man's wife and two children
were also wounded.
Iraqi soldiers were killed during a roadside bombing in Salah ad Din
Iran again shelled
locations near Sulaimaniyah, where they believe PJAK rebels are operating.
During clashes in Khan Bani Saad, an Iraqi
colonel was killed and two soldiers were wounded.
under an bicycle and motorbike curfew
following a bicycle bombing that left one
person with injuries. A Sunni
religious leader was shot to death.
A kidnap victim was freed
in Diyala province.
Sahwa fighters were killed and seven other people were wounded during an attack
Compiled by Margaret Griffis