Updated at 5:59 p.m. EDT, Aug. 13, 2008
Bomb attacks disturbed
the peace in several northern cities today. Overall, at least 12 Iraqis were
killed and 43 more were wounded across the country. Also, a U.S. soldier
was killed in Baghdad. Meanwhile, Iraq and the U.N. signed
a cooperation treaty.
A roadside bomb blast killed
a U.S. soldier today in northwest Baghdad. An Iraqi
interpreter also died.
In Mosul, a bomb targeting an Iraqi convoy
killed a soldier and two civilians
at a checkpoint near the Ibn al-Theer intersection west of Mosul. Another
15 people were wounded.
One of the dead may
have been a suicide bomber. In Zanjili, two
civilians were wounded during an bombing there. Two
Iraqi soldiers were wounded during a bombing in central Mosul.
Baghdad, a bomb in Mansour killed
one person. Gunmen wounded
a policemen in Adhamiya. The U.S. base in Kadhimiya came under
mortar attack, but no
casualties were reported. Two suspects were arrested as they were attempting
to place a bomb near a mosque in Bab al-Sharqi. Also, two
bodies were found.
people were killed and nine were wounded during a car bomb blast at a Qayara
In Khan Bani Saad, a roadside bomb killed
one woman and wounded two others.
people were wounded during a suicide car bombing near Kirkuk. The mayor of
Multaqa was the target of the attack. He is also the head of the local
Awakening Council. Three of his guards were wounded as well.
two police commandos
were killed and six more were wounded in a roadside bomb blast. A separate
roadside bomb may have injured
another policeman .
Seven people were detained
across Basra province.
Across Diyala province, 12 suspects
up and a bomb was defused. U.S. forces freed
a Red Crescent chief who had spent a month in U.S. detention.
suspects were captured
In Kirkuk, mortars fell on a home, wounding
Compiled by Margaret Griffis