Updated at 8:28 p.m. EDT, June 21,2008
At least six Iraqis
were killed and 10 more were injured on a day of very light violence. No Coalition
deaths were reported. Meanwhile, little news is coming out of Maysan province
where a security crackdown is moving into it's second phase.
driver was shot dead in the Bayaa neighborhood. Three
people were wounded when a bomb planted on a Higher Education Minister's car
new injured parties were reported after yesterday's bombing in Harthiya.
A car on Nidhal Street was blasted, leaving
two injured. Two policemen
were wounded when a bomb blew up in Andalus Square. Also, two
dumped bodies were found.
of two brothers, who were kidnapped a few days ago, were found in Baquba;
their family had returned to the area just a few weeks ago. At least one
other dumped body was reported.
suicide bomber and a passerby were injured when their car exploded in Kirkuk.
A U.S. patrol was also blasted, but no
casualties were as yet reported.
An IED halted
operations at a Kut power plant.
Several adhesive bombs were found
In Nasariya, 22 suspects were detained.
Sixty-five more were arrested
in nearby al-Shatra. U.S. forces said they arrested
five "special groups" leaders in Baghdad and Hilla; "special groups"
refers to militants who are supported by Iran. As many as 25 al-Qaeda suspects
were also captured.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis