Updated at 7:00 p.m. EDT, August 10, 2008
A number of bombings have rocked
Iraq at the start of this work week. Baghdad suffered a number of small explosions,
while larger bombings took place north of the capital. A complex attack in Tarmiyah
left one American soldier dead as well. Overall, at least 21 Iraqis
were killed and another 113 were wounded across Iraq. Meanwhile, Iraqi Foreign
Minister Hoshiyar Zebari reiterated
government demands that a clear withdrawal timeline be set before Iraq signs a
security agreement allowing American troops to remain. Negotiators are confident
the pact will be signed
American soldier was killed two others were wounded in a complex attack
in Tarmiyah. Four
Iraqis were also killed and 21 more were wounded. A roadside bombing first
attracted the U.S. patrol. That was followed by small arms gunfire and a suicide
Using an explosives-laden minibus, a suicide
bomber attacked a government center in Khanaqin. At least three
people were killed and about 25 more were wounded. The bombing took place
near a Kurdish police station and the mayor's office.
A car bomb killed
two people and wounded 25 in Baquba.
In Baghdad, a number
of bombings have left dozens killed or wounded and reporters scrambling to get
accurate figures. A roadside bomb killed
three people and wounded ten more in Bab al-Sharji. Another bomb, this
one in Kamaliya, killed
four people and injured 11 others. In Amil, a bomb targeting a security
convoy injured four people.
soldiers and four civilians were injured during a bombing in Zayouna.
A tossed hand grenade wounded
three people in Camp Sara. A sixth explosion injured
at least two civilians near the al-Sank market downtown. Also, three
bodies were found.
A car bomb in Madaen killed
an Iraqi soldier and wounded five more.
a policeman in Saidiya.
In Suleiman Bek, a roadside
a member of an Awakening Council.
Eight death sentences were upheld
in Wassit province. The condemned were found guilty of kidnapping and murder.
Four suspects were detained
In Buhriz, security forces arrested
In Diyala province, numerous weapons and toxic substances
from a chicken farm.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis