Updated at 5:48 p.m. EDT, August 18, 2008
At least 14 people
were killed and 34 more were wounded in the latest attacks. Baghdad suffered
a number of bombs, but no Coalition deaths were reported.
U.S. forces showered
two civilians with bullets in the Makhmour area. The man
and his son died of their wounds.
In Baghdad, a Shi'ite
cleric was killed and his wife wounded during a shooting in Zaafaraniya.
In Yarmouk, nine people
were wounded when a bomb targeting a U.S. patrol blasted them instead. A roadside
six people, including three policemen, in Mansour. A bomb in Karrada
wounded four people, including
three policemen. Iraqi forces killed
three suspects and detained 33 more.
people were killed and seven more were wounded at a checkpoint in Ramadi.
three people in the Abul Khasib are of Basra province. They were working
for the electoral commission.
In Mosul, the mayor survived a roadside
bomb blast that wounded
his bodyguard. A roadside bomb injured
three prison employees. A religious
leader was killed yesterday. A roadside bomb wounded
a Peshmerga fighter. Also, a sniper injured
An IED blew up inside a home in Qarat Tabba. A
outside the home was wounded. Peshmerga forces handed
over security of the area today to Iraqi forces.
Council leader was killed in Touz.
U.S. forces detained
11 suspects across northern and central Iraq.
Three suspects were arrested
In Basra, eight suspects were captured.
of Interior Ministry personnel participated
in a military parade in Baquba.
Security forces reported arrested
460 people during the entirety of an operation
in Diyala province. They also reported that over 1300 people surrendered.
Diyala is one of the most unstable of Iraq's provinces.
by Margaret Griffis