Updated at 11:25 p.m. EDT, July 16, 2008
A significant bomb attack
killed and wounded dozens of army recruits in the restive Diyala province. To
the north, a series of bombs disturbed the peace in Mosul. In Baghdad, a mortar
attack wounded or killed nearly a dozen there. Overall, at least 56 Iraqis
were killed and 99 more were wounded across the country. Also, an Egyptian
was wounded during a mortar attack in Mosul. Also, a U.S.
soldier was killed in a booby-trapped home today in Diyala province.
people were killed and 69 more were wounded during a double suicide bombing
in Baquba. The first bomber attacked
a crowd of army recruits, when first responders arrived to help the victims a
second bomber brew up his explosives.
In Mosul, a suicide
car bomber killed eight people and wounded a policeman at an eastern checkpoint.
Earlier on the west side, a suicide vest bomber killed
four people and wounded five near a police station. A army patrol disarming
a bomb accidentally set it off; six
people were wounded. A fourth bomb left no
casualties. A mortar round wounded
an Egyptian. Also, the bodies
of two women were found yesterday.
In Baghdad, two
people were killed and nine more were wounded when a mortar fell in Salhiyah.
Aroadside bomb targeted a convoy carrying a senior official; it wounded
two people. A man suspected of carrying out a bombing yesterday was captured.
One dumped body
was found. Also, 28 suspects were detained.
A bomb targeting an Awakening Council patrol killed
one member and wounded a second yesterday in Iskandariya. Two
people were killed during clashes.
people were wounded during a roadside bombing in Kirkuk. Also, four
al-Qaeda suspects were arrested.
policeman was injured
during a bombing in Tikrit.
Three suspects were captured
in Wassit province. A curfew involving government vehicles is
Twenty-one suspects were apprehended
in Dhi Qar province.
Also, Turkey reported
killing 22 Kurdistan Worker's Party (PKK) rebels on the Turkish side of the border.
Turkey claims the group, which is fighting for Kurdish autonomy, stages attacks
from inside Iraq.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis