Baghdad suffered a significant attack in the Shi'ite enclave of Khadamiya,
but there were also notable attacks elsewhere. At least 31 Iraqis were killed
and 76 more were wounded across the country. No Coalition deaths were reported.
In Baghdad, 25
people were killed and as many as 54
were wounded during a car bombing that targeted a Khadhamiya area taxi
soldier and two Awakening Council members were killed in Mussayab,
when the bomb they were attempting to defuse exploded. Another 10
people were hurt.
Iraqi police killed
a fugitive from yesterday's Ramadi jailbreak and have surrounded two
others. The fugitive was known as "Imad the killer" for his admission to having
killed over 100 people. Over a dozen people were killed during the jailbreak and
was killed and five bodyguards were wounded when an Iraqi soldier opened fire
on them in Taza.
a civilian in Khalis.
In Mosul, a roadside bomb injured
two Iraqi soldiers in Missan, while a second bomb wounded
another in Insitar; at least one
civilian was also injured.
A bomb injured
three people in Baquba.
Two roadside bombs were defused
in Kirkuk. Police arrested
Days after a meeting between the Iraqi prime minister and
his Turkish counterpart, Turkey has launched
its first state-run Kurdish television station. Although there is much skepticism
over the launch, it could be a huge step for Kurdish rights...and Ankara's bid
to join the European Union.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis