Updated at 5:02 p.m. EDT, Oct. 4, 2008
In Baghdad, two U.S. helicopters
collided during landing but left only a few causalties. Elsewhere, at least seven
Iraqis were killed, including a suspected senior al-Qaeda leader. Only two
Iraqi wounded were reported today. Also, 38 people were killed in clashes
and air strikes between Turkish soldiers and PKK rebels around the Turkish border.
Due to the Eid al-Fitr holiday, reports of violence are scant.
Black Hawks collided
during a landing at a base in Baghdad's Adhamiyah neighborhood. One
Iraqi soldier was killed. Two
Americans were wounded along with two Iraqis.
Clashes and air strikes
in Turkey and northern Iraq killed
at least 15 Turkish soldiers and 23 Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) separatists.
Another 20 Turkish soldiers were wounded, and two more are missing. The clashes
began at an outpost in Turkey. Turkey then retaliated with air strikes on suspected
rebel bases in northern Iraq.
Poland officially marked
the end of its mission in Iraq during a ceremony at their camp just outside Diwaniya.
The 900 troops will be sent home by the end of the month.
U.S. soldiers killed
a suspected al-Qaeda leader and a female bystander during an operation on
Friday in Adhamiya.
bodies were found in Mosul. A Christian
was shot to death inside his store. Also, 14 suspects were detained.
A suspected al-Qaeda leader was captured
In Jalawla, the Iraqi army
took over a building being used by as a headquarters by the Kurdistan Toilers'
Party (not to be confused with the PKK). Jalawla has recently seen a number of
incidents between the Iraqi army and local officials.
The MNF detained
10 suspects in central and northern Iraq.
Compiled by Margaret