Updated at 8:53 p.m. EDT, Mar. 22, 2009
At least eight Iraqis were killed and eight more were wounded in attacks
across the country. No Coalition deaths were reported, but two
American soldiers were injured during a bombing in Fallujah. Meanwhile,
in Washington D.C. to protest the war on the sixth anniversary of the U.S.-led
invastion. Also, the British Embassy today confirmed
receiving a video featuring at least one of five British hostages kidnapped
video showing at least one British hostage was sent to British authorities
by his alleged kidnappers. Although the existence of the tape was confirmed,
the British embassy gave no details. Management consultant Peter Moore and four
British security guards were abducted from Sadr City. This is the first news of
the quintet since February of last year.
soldiers were killed in a bomb blast in Khanaqin.
In Mosul, a roadside bomb blast killed a civilian and wounded a child.
Gunmen shot at police but wounded
a civilian instead. U.S. forces defused
a bomb, while another roadside bomb left no
Gunmen in Iskandariya shot at and wounded a policeman in the leg.
A dumped body belonging to a
guard was discovered.
The body of
an Iraqi soldier was found in Qayara.
In Baghdad, seven suspects were arrested and 14 bombs were defused.
In the evening, a bomb placed under a car blew up wounding
four people, including two policemen who were walking by.
Gunmen attacked the Hilla home of a tribal leader. He
was injured in the attack.
U.S. forces in Baquba killed
a man they said showed "hostile intent."
Four suspects were captured in Dhi Qar.
A joint Iraqi-MNF team raided a bomb-making factory in
Hawija and arrested 33 suspects.
In Karbala, 27 suspects were detained.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis