Updated at 5:15 p.m. EDT, Sept. 20, 2008
At least 16 Iraqis
were killed and 41 others were wounded in light violence. A Turkish truck
driver was injured in Mosul as well, but no Coalition deaths were reported.
car bomb killed three security
personnel and wounded 23 others in Tal Afar at a sports field. Three
female bodies were discovered separately. This northern city has suffered
a recent uptick in violence.
In Baghdad, a bomb left outside the
Iraqi Journalists Syndicate wounded
the union's head and three others; two
more people were reported injured. Four
bodies were found buried in a yard in Saidiyah. One
unidentified body was found dumped in Zaafaraniyah. Also, fourteen
suspects were detained.
In Mosul, a roadside bomb killed
one Iraqi soldier and wounded another. Gunmen killed
two policemen at a checkpoint. An Iraqi
soldier was wounded in a separate checkpoint attack. A car bomb was safely
by security forces. A roadside bomb in Faisaliyah wounded
three civilians. Also, a possibly Turkish
truck driver was wounded after a roadside bomb blasted his truck.
policeman was killed and three more were wounded during a blast in Haditha.
Gunmen on a motorcycle killed
a Shi'ite tribal leader in Basra. Work has begun on a center that will
both police and army personnel.
Gunmen lobbed a grenade at a police patrol
in Hit, wounding
In Karbala, a security plan has been readied
for a religious observance that will take place on Monday.
using Diyala province government buildings for their offices will abandon
A TNT cache was found
Two wanted suspects were captured
Demonstrators in Fallujah peacefully demanded
the central government to return their police chief.
by Margaret Griffis