At least 12 Iraqi deaths were reported today, none in Baghdad or Mosul
where bombings occur on a daily basis. Ten of the dead were found in a mass grave
south of the capital. Meanwhile, a parliamentary vote on a U.S.-Iraqi security
pact is now set for Wednesday.
Also, hundreds of tribesmen near Mosul demonstrated
for the formation of Sahwa councils there.
bodies were found in a mass grave in Iskandariya. Two of the dead were
In Mahaweel, gunmen killed
a man as he was in his car.
In Baghdad, two bombs left no
A hostage was freed and his kidnappers were freed
The Iraqi Deputy Premier supervised
the release of 119 innocent detainees from Camp Cropper.
suspects were detained an a suspected al-Qaeda
leader was killed near Buhriz.
A wanted man was captured
In Wassit, an Iranian man was caught
trying to slip into the country in a fuel tank. Forged I.D.s were found in his
Nine suspects, including a "terrorist leader," were detained
in Baghdad and Baiji.
Sixteen suspects were detained
Six people were sentenced
to death on murder, abduction and terrorism-related charges.
Iraqi women completed intelligence
and security training. Because tradition does not allow men to touch strange women,
having women as security personnel is important.
Also, Kurdistan Workers
Party (PKK) sabotaged an
oil pipeline carrying Iraqi oil into Turkey.
by Margaret Griffis