Updated at 5:25 p.m. EDT, May 25, 2008
At least 14 Iraqis were
killed and 41 more were wounded in the latest round of violence. Several assassination
attempts only managed to kill one target but left many wounded in their wakes.
No Coalition deaths were reported.
In Baghdad, 11
people, mostly bodyguards, were wounded in Yarmouk when an IED blasted
a convoy carrying the governor of Babel province. Near the Turkish embassy in
Waziriya, a roadside bomb injured
five people and may have killed
another. A senior health official
was assassinated as he was driving in the Tunis neighborhood. One
person was killed and four were wounded by a roadside bomb in the Suleikh
neighborhood. Two people
were wounded when mortars struck Karrada. Four
dumped bodies were recovered. Ten roadside bombs were defused
and 75 people were detained
in separate locations. Also, a blast targeting a U.S. patrol in Ghadeer left no
Significant arms caches have been found
in Sadr City.
Gunmen using rocket-propelled grenades wounded
two people at a Mosul checkpoint. A roadside bomb killed
two policemen and wounded three others. Also, 20 suspects confessed
to killing hundreds of people.
In Garma, a roadside bomb targeted
a convoy carrying an Awakening Council (Sahwa) leader. Three
guards were wounded and a curfew was imposed.
A bomb targeting a Kirkuk
police patrol wounded seven
people, including two civilians.
body was found in Hilla.
driver was killed when gunmen attacked a checkpoint in Imam Weis. A
nearby roadside bomb killed
one army officer and wounded four soldiers.
In al-Mafraq, gunmen
fired upon police but killed
a civilian instead.
member was shot and killed in Azzat village.
U.S. forces rounded
up 21 al-Qaeda suspects.
An al-Qaeda leader was detained
In Diwaniya, a U.S. convoyed struck a roadside
bomb, but no
casualties were reported.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis