Updated at 11:46 p.m. EDT, June 4, 2008
At least 70 Iraqis
were killed or found dead and 124 more were injured in the latest violence.
The deadliest bombing in months bombing occurred in the capital, while two mass
graves were found. Also, gunmen killed
three American soldiers during an attack in Hawija today.
a truck carrying weapons was detonated, perhaps accidentally, near the home of
police general in a northern neighborhood; at least 18
were killed and 75 were wounded. A roadside bomb in Karradah
killed seven and wounded 11 more. A sewer shaft in eastern Baghdad
gave up as many as 12 bodies,
which may have been there more than two years. Last night, gunmen killed
a police colonel and wounded his brother in Ghadeer. Two
dumped bodies were found in al-Guriyaat, and at least another
two bodies were discovered elsewhere. Also, a mortar attack in Shabb
left an unknown
number of casualties.
policemen were killed and four more were wounded during an armed attack in
Fallujah. A roadside bomb blasted an Iraqi army patrol accompanying a T.V.
crew, but no casualties
were reported. Although Anbar province has been relatively quiet over the last
year, the area has seen an increase in violence recently.
soldiers were killed and eight were wounded during a roadside bombing. American
forces shot and killed
two men wearing suicide vests. Also, Iraqi soldiers accidentally killed
A mass grave containing at least 13
bodies was found in Latifiyah. One source said
that as many 55 people were in the grave.
In Tikrit, a roadside
bomb blasted a prisoner transportation patrol. One
detainee was killed and eight policemen were wounded.
A car bomb lightly
four civilians in Nassiriya.
Gunmen in Mosul killed
a man yesterday.
In Basra, an al-Iraqiya cameraman
was slightly injured during a roadside bombing.
A large cache of weapons
was confiscated in Samarra.
U.S. forces detained
nine suspects across northern and central Iraq.
five highly sought after suspects.
In Diyala province, seventeen
detainees were released
after proving their innocence.
The Iranian military continued
its artillery attack on northern Iraq.
In Amara, three wanted
suspects were captured.
An al-Qaeda suspect was detained
in Balad Ruz.
people were wounded when a bomb was detonated near a hotel in Kirkuk.
In Zubayr, a goldsmith
and his son were killed inside their shop.
American airstrikes left
wounded in Hilla.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis