Updated at 11:36 p.m. EDT, July 26, 2008
As pilgrims descend
on Baghdad for a religious observance that ends on Tuesday, at least seven
Iraqis were killed and 19 more were wounded across the country. No Coalition
deaths were reported. Security forces are on high alert in Baghdad where thousands
are expected to visit the al-Kadhim shrine. The holiday may be the reason less
violence has been reported this week.
In Baghdad, six
people were wounded in the Camp Sara neighborhood. Five
more people were wounded in a separate bombing, possibly in Sleikh.
A third bombing injured
two dustmen in Jihad. Two
Iraqi soldiers were injured in yesterday's IED attack in Ghazaliya.
Also, curfew plans for a religious pilgrimage to the al-Kadhim shrine have not
but the observance culminates
on Tuesday. An Awakening
Council leader was attacked and injured in Daowdi. A dumped
body was found in Baladiyat. Three years ago nearly a thousand people were
to death in a stampede caused by terror rumors.
girl was killed during a drive-by shooting in Hilla.
policemen were wounded in Kirkuk during a roadside bombing. Yesterday
one policeman was killed
and another was injured during a small arms attack. Seven suspected Islamic
State of Iraq members were detained in a separate incident.
was killed during clashes in the Yarmuk area. Also, a roadside bomb
killed three people south
of the city yesterday.
U.S. forces detained
20 suspects across Iraq.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis