Updated at 7:15 p.m. EDT, Sept. 11, 2008
At least 27 Iraqis
were killed and 28 more were wounded in the latest attacks. Cholera continues
in the headlines; however, conflicting numbers have made it difficult to judge
the extent of the epidemic. No Coalition deaths were reported.
three people were killed and
three more were wounded when a bomb in eastern Baghdad blasted a minibus
carrying civil servants. A car bomb killed
one person and wounded three more in Doura. In Habibiya, three
policemen were wounded in a targeted explosion. One
dumped body was found. Also, 42 suspects were detained.
Gunmen killed five family members
during a home invasion in Saidiya. Five
people were killed and two more wounded when gunmen attacked a group of young
In Mosul, two
people were killed and seven more were wounded when a bomb was detonated outside
a mosque. Gunmen killed
a family of three during a home invasion in eastern Mosul. Two
bodies were discovered. Although attacks have significantly dropped off, Mosul
remains one of the most
violent areas in Iraq.
and his son were killed when gunmen stormed their Khalis home.
Another eight wounded were
reported after a bombing yesterday in Karbala.
Iraq commandos killed
one inmate and wounded two others who were attempting an escape from a Babil
In Rutba, two
suicide bombers were killed before they could detonate their explosives.
U.S. forces captured five
wanted men and 13 suspected associates across central and northern Iraq.
Four "special groups" suspects were captured
A detention center in Basra has shut
down because the inmates were transferred elsewhere.
a huge weapons cache was discovered.
flooding near the Iranian
border killed at least three people and washed away over 100 homes.
by Margaret Griffis