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June 2, 2008
Monday: 1 US Soldier, 18 Iraqis Killed, 60 Iraqis Wounded

Updated at 9:10 p.m. EDT, June 2, 2008

1 US Soldier and at least 18 Iraqis were killed and 60 were wounded in the latest attacks. The US army reported that one of its soldiers died in a non-combat incident. US forces also killed two militants of unknown nationality northwest of Tikrit during anti-al-Qaeda operations.

In Central Baghdad, a roadside bomb killed one Iraq, and wounded six others. In Western Baghdad, gunmen threw a hand grenade at a civilian car, injuring three. Police also reported finding three dead bodies across Baghdad.

In Kirkuk, gunmen killed a police officer during a kidnapping

In Mosul, a roadside bomb targeting a US patrol killed an Iraqi woman. Also, a roadside bomb targeting police wounded two civilians. The Deputy Dean of Mosul Agricultural college was killed by explosives planted in his car. A suicide bomber with a car packed full of explosives targeted the Nineveh police station is Eastern Mosul, killing nine and wounding 46 others.

In Baquba, a a bombing at the Diyala headquarters of the Awakening Council wounded three fighters. Also, a would-be suicide bomber died in Tahrir district when the belt he was wearing detonated in his house.

Compiled by Jason Ditz

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