Updated at 6:09 p.m. EDT, June 29, 2008
A mass grave gave up 20
more bodies a day after its discovery near Lake Tharthar. Overall, at least 39
Iraqis were killed or found dead and 20 more were wounded in attacks. No Coalition
deaths were reported.
more bodies were recovered from a mass grave discovered in the Lake Tharthar
region. The total is now up to 50 dead.
A suicide bomber in Duluiya
seven people and wounded three more.
people were wounded in Kirkuk when a bomb targeting a police patrol
blasted a minibus instead. Six of the dead were policemen and the seventh was
an Awakening Council (Sahwa) member.
three farmers walking to their orchard in Khalis.
suicide bomber injured three Sahwa members in Muqdadiyah.
Baquba, a roadside bomb injured
the driver of a vehicle that struck it. Four
dumped bodies were found.
policeman was shot and killed outside his home in Mosul. Also, over
1200 detainees were released,
but the time period in which the prisoners were freed was not reported. The majority
of the prisoners were innocent of charges.
In Baghdad, gunmen
killed the head of Basra intelligence department. A bomb planted on a vehicle
in Habibiya was successfully defused.
security personnel were injured during operations.
a mortar shell killed
two women and a child. U.S. forces discovered
two buildings rigged to explode elsewhere. The buildings were safely brought down.
U.S. forces killed two
suspects and arrested 15 more across central and northern Iraq.
In the Tigris River Valley, nine suspects were detained.
A curfew is in effect for Diwaniya as they prepare
to accept responsibility for security from U.S. forces.
by Margaret Griffis