Updated at 9:25 p.m. EST, Jan. 15, 2009
Pentagon officials today
working on a 16-month exit plan for U.S. troops in Iraq; however, it remains just
one of several possible scenarios. In Iraq, violence took the lives of nine
Iraqis and wounded another six on a mostly quiet day. No Coalition deaths
In Baghdad, a roadside bomb targeting a Higher Education
two civilians instead. A bomb on Nidhal St. killed
a security guard and injured
three people. A roadside bomb targeting a U.S. convoy killed
an Iraqi guard instead.
In Mosul, a man
was killed during a drive-by shooting yesterday. A policeman
was shot dead. One body bearing
gunshot wounds was found. A dumped
body was found in a cemetery. A roadside bomb injured
an Iraqi soldier. A member of Ninewa provincial council was freed
after spending a year behind bars; whether he was innocent of all charges is unclear.
Also, a number of weapons were discovered
in what appears to be a bomb-making factory.
Ammunition was found
Eleven suspects were detained
in Kirkuk. Three bodies
A U.S. Humvee was destroyed in an I.E.D. attack, but no
casualties were as yet reported.
Seven suspects were arrested across
Compiled by Margaret Griffis