Updated at 12:35 a.m. EST Jan. 26, 2009
At least two Iraqis
were killed and eight more were wounded on a very quiet Sunday. No Coalition
deaths were reported. Although this is start of the workweek and provincial
elections will be held this Saturday, there was little political
news as well.
In Baghdad, a roadside bomb wounded
four people, including two civilians, in the Karrada district. A security
spokesman said that six people were arrested
when they were caught trying to plant a roadside bomb. Also, a fire
broke out late Sunday at the Ministry of Science offices; no casualties were
reported but firefighters were still battling the blaze when the report went over
In Mosul, a bomb in a wooden cart wounded
three people. Two roadside bombs were defused
without leaving casualties.
was found near Arbil.
A firefight in Jurf al-Sakhar left one
Iraqi soldier dead and another wounded. Four gunmen were arrested.
Twenty-one suspects were arrested
across Diyala province.
Fifteen suspects were arrested
A suspect was arrested
in connection with a roadside bomb blast in Khalis.
missiles and landmines were seized
Eight suicide belts were found
and five other bombs were defused in Buhriz.
Explosives were found
Nine suspects were arrested
A combined security plan for Dhi Qar, Muthanna
and Missan provinces will
be in effect for the election.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis