Updated at 5:14 p.m., Oct. 17, 2008
At least 14 Iraqis
were killed and 21 more were wounded during light violence on the prayer day.
No Coalition deaths were reported. Also, Iran and Turkey bombed
separate targets in Sulaimaniyah province.
In Baghdad, as many as
people were killed and seven more were wounded during a roadside bomb blast
near a mosque in Shabb.
In Mosul, a roadside bomb blast
killed an Iraqi soldier and wounded
four others. Another blast left five
wounded. A third bomb killed
one civilian and wounded a second.
of a pregnant woman was discovered in Kut. She was shot to death. Gunmen
shot and wounded
a tribal leader. Separately, a suspect was arrested.
teenage boys were found stabbed to death in Diwaniya. They may have
been victims of clan warfare.
Gunmen in Chamchamal killed
a guard working at a driving school.
Police in Iskandariya discovered
explosives inside a mosque. Eight suspects were arrested
U.S. forces killed
two suspected "special groups" members. The term "special groups" refers to
A suspected female suicide bomber was detained
in Baquba. Separately, another suspected was captured.
Also, a large weapons cache was found
outside of town.
policemen were wounded during a roadside bombing in Saqlawiya.
In Fallujah, a gunmen was planting a bomb outside the home of a sheikh.
Both were killed
when the gunman detonated the bomb.
a man in Amara. The man is suspected of having previously killed thre
In Abu Saida, police discovered a weapons cache and
arrested a suspected female
A suspect was detained
Iraqi forces detained
Eight gunmen were detained
in Babel province.
Turkish forces claimed
to have killed four Kurdistan Worker Party (PKK) suspects during air strikes in
the Qandil Mountains. They also said
that 35 rebels were killed in recent clashes. Casualty figures from this area
are considered unreliable. Meanwhile, Iranian forces shelled areas near
their border for the second day in a row. Both countries are after Kurdish separatists,
who stage attacks from inside Iraq. The Party Of Free Life In Kurdistan (PJAK)
is a PKK offshoot, which targets Iran in particular. The PJAK were blamed
for the deaths of three Iranian guards this week.