Updated at 8:30 p.m. EDT, Sept. 7, 2008
A significant number of attacks
occurred across Iraq today. Almost all of them caused very few casualties though,
keeping the figures deceptively low. At least 26 Iraqis were killed and 52
more were wounded. No Coalition casualties were reported. Also, Kurdish parliamentarian
suggested that foreign governments
contractually require the Iraqi government from using their weapons on the Kurdish
In Mosul, a car bomb killed
one policeman and wounded four civilians in Bursa. A policeman's
body was found in central Mosul, and so was a policewoman's.
A car bomb wounded two policemen,
while gunmen killed an Iraqi
soldier in northern Mosul. Overnight, the bodies
of a woman and two children were found in the rubble of a home that was demolished
during a previously reported bombing. A car bomb in Baath wounded
one policeman. Gunmen killed
a policeman in Hadba’a. A bomb attached to his car wounded
a local Awakening Council member. No
casualties were reported during a drive-by shooting at the deputy governor's
house. Policemen killed
a suicide bomber. Also, forty detainees were freed
in Mosul for lack of evidence.
In Baghdad, eleven
people were wounded by a bomb blast on Palestine Street. A second bomb
on Palestine St. wounded
two more people. A bomb killed
one person and wounded two others in Karrada. Three
women and a man were wounded during a drive-by shooting in New Baghdad.
Near the Rasafa intersection, a roadside bomb wounded
two policemen. In Allawi, bodyguards working for a migration minister
randomly shot a group of civilians, killing
a woman and injuring six people. Gunmen in western Baghdad threw a grenade
and injured two people.
Security forces detained
71 suspects and defused 46 bombs.
One dumped body was found
in Sadr City.
An Awakening Council leader was kidnapped
during a home invasion near Muqdadiyah in Mansouriyah. Three
Iraqi soldiers were wounded by a roadside bomb during the ensuing search for
the man. In what may be a separate incident, four policemen were arrested
at the police station.
Iraqi soldiers were killed and four others were wounded during a roadside
bomb blast near Baquba.
In Baiji, two
policemen were killed and four more were wounded in a car bomb blast.
U.S. forces killed
a medical doctor in Baquba.
In Bani Saad, gunmen killed
a married couple and wounded their son.
A roadside bomb explosion killed
two policemen and wounded another in Tikrit.
An oil company employee
in Kirkuk. A roadside bomb killed
a civilian and wounded a second person.
Gunmen in Suwayra killed
A bombing yesterday in Qayara left one
more wounded person than in earlier reports.
Iraqi forces killed
one suspect and arrested 38 others across Iraq.
Coalition forces detained
15 suspects in Baghdad and Mosul.
Four men were arrested
in separate locations in Wassit province.
Local authorities are
taking measures to prevent the spread of cholera in Babil province,
where another two deaths
Also, a car used in a bomb attack targeting Ahmed Chalabi,
the head of the Iraqi National Congress, on Friday belonged
to the state.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis