Updated at 7:00 p.m. EDT, July 17, 2008
At least 10 Iraqis
were killed and 15 more were wounded in a light day of violence. Seven
foreign fighters were killed in a security operation in Samarra. No attacks
were reported in Mosul for the first time in days. Yesterday, bombs there and
in neighboring Tal Afar left over 100 casualties. One
American servicemember was killed in a vehicular incident.
a roadside bomb wounded seven
members of an Awakening Council. During a security operation, Iraqi police
killed four Iraqi suspects and
seven foreign nationals. At least 47 suspects were detained
in the area.
In Baghdad, one
civilian was killed and three were wounded during a roadside bombing in New
Baghdad. A roadside bomb targeting a U.S. patrol in Obeidi left no
casualties. 15 suspects were captured
and a number of arms were seized. Two
unidentified bodies were discovered.
A roadside bomb in al-Nyi
left one man dead and
his four sons wounded.
dead a man in Hilla, while police discovered a body.
In Nasariya, someone left a bomb outside a building housing Hezbollah offices.
The building's caretaker found the package it was hidden in and brought it inside
to inspect it. The bomb blew up injuring
A kidnapped girl was freed
In Mosul, three al-Qaeda suspects were captured.
Police blew up a shop containing explosive materials, but no
casualties were reported.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis