Updated at 12:45 a.m. EDT, May 27, 2008
At least 15 Iraqis
were killed and 53 more were wounded in the latest violence. The most significant
attack left two dozen casualties in Tarmiyah. Also, one
American soldier was killed and two more were wounded during an IED attack
today in Salah ad Din province. Another U.S.
soldier died in a non-combat related incident.
a roadside bomb wounded five
people near the airport. A bomb wounded two
people in Shabb. In Hurriya, a car bomb killed
an Iraqi soldier and wounded eight others. Five
people were wounded near Abbas Ebin Firnas intersection when a bomb
was detonated inside a park. No
casualties were reported after shelling in Muthanna airport. A roadside
bomb blasted a US convoy in al-Muhandseen, injuring
three American soldiers (unconfirmed). Also, two
dumped bodies were recovered.
motorcycle bomber struck at a joint police and Awakening Council (Sahwa) checkpoint
in Tarmiyah. The bomber killed
six people and wounded 18 more.
people were wounded when a grenade was tossed at a Mosul police patrol.
The body of a prison warden
was found. Three al-Qaeda leaders were arrested.
Also, six teenage boys were detained
on suspicion they were training to be suicide bombers. The boys said they or their
family members were threatened with death if they did not obey.
bomb near Taza wounded
an ambulance driver and a policeman.
Sahwa member was killed and three were wounded during clashes in Muqdadiyah.
In Balad Ruz, four shepherds and their flock were reported
Two Karkhiya chieftains were kidnapped
A bomb killed
a policeman and his six-year-old son in Khan Bani Saad.
in Abu Saida killed
a policeman and wounded two others.
Compiled by Margaret