Updated at 3:53 p.m. EST, Mar. 26, 2009
At least 28 people were killed and 51 more were wounded in the latest
attacks. A significant bombing took place in northern Baghdad. Also, a U.S.
soldier died of non-combat injuries. Meanwhile, the U.S. military found
themselves forced to quickly inspect more than 90,000 facilities in Iraq.
The Pentagon has been forced to carry on immediate
inspections of 90,000 U.S.-run facilities in Iraq. A least three U.S. soldiers
have been killed due to shoddy electrical workmanship and scores more were shocked.
Subsequent inspections have turned up problems in about a third of the facilities
so far inspected.
Baghdad, a car bomb outside a Shabb neighborhood maternity hospital
26 people and wounded 37 more near market stalls. A second bomb on Haifa
four people, including a secretary for the justice minister.
Mosul, gunmen killed a storeowner
in the Faisaliyah neighborhood. In Dawasa,
gunmen lobbed a grenade into a shop, injuring
a civilian. Clashes between police and gunmen left a female bystander dead.
was injured during a kidnapping attempt in Kirkuk. The man works for
a court official. During the attempt, bystanders battled with the kidnappers
causing them to flee without their catch.
Four electrical workers were
injured during a bomb blast in Rashad.
A bomb in Iskandariya wounded
soldier was injured in Riyadh.
Four suspects were detained in Basra.
Ten suspects were detained in Karbala.
A bomb was defused
A Saudi was arrested
for recruiting members for “Islamic State of Iraq” militia group.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis