Update at 8:05 p.m. EDT, Sept. 26, 2008
At least 11 Iraqis
were killed and 13 more were wounded in the latest attacks. A roadside bomb
killed a U.S. soldier
in Iskandariya. Also, followers of Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr peacefully continued
their weekly protests against a proposed U.S-Iraqi security deal.
staged an air attack on Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) locations in the Qandil
Mountains. One rebel
was killed and two civilians were wounded. Turkey has staged several military
incursions into northern Iraq as part of a greater operation against separatist
rebels. The PKK wants an autonomous nation that will be made up of parts of Iraq,
Turkey and other nations. Gunmen in Bhadeed al-Nasir killed one
Iraqi soldier and wounded four others and a checkpoint.
children were killed and two more were wounded during a grenade attack in
In Mosul, one
gunman was killed and two bodyguards were wounded during an assassination
attempt on a Sunni cleric.
Gunmen attacked an Awakening Council (Sahwa)
checkpoint in Mussayab, where they killed
one member and wounded a second.
In Samarra, gunmen killed
two Sahwa members and an Iraqi policeman at a checkpoint there.
policeman was killed and another was wounded when gunmen attacked a checkpoint
in Anbar province.
A roadside bomb blast wounded
a policeman in Kirkuk.
A total of 420 displaced families have
left Missan province
to return to their former homes.
Iraqi and U.S. forces detained
53 suspects in separate operations near Nasariya in al-Shatra.
The chief of police in Haditha was arrested
on suspicion of involvement with armed groups.
A civilian was kidnapped
Compiled by Margaret Griffis