Updated 10:15 p.m. EDT, Oct. 10, 2006
Violence in Iraq continued Monday into Tuesday, leaving at least 196 dead and
45 injured. Included in the totals are the death of an American GI and a British
security worker. One U.S. soldier was also injured. Also, a mass kidnapping
of 11 worshippers occurred in the capital.
soldier succumbed to wounds received from an explosive device in Tikrit.
The family of a second soldier announced that their son
had been wounded Saturday near Balad when a roadside bomb blasted his vehicle.
British officials announced today the death
of a security worker on Sunday. Although details have not been released,
Richard Sedgley is said to have died from a roadside bomb blast.
In Baghdad, authorities discovered 110
more bodies throughout the city. They were shot to death and some bore evidence
of torture. Gunmen also kidnapped 11 worshippers who were exiting a Sunni mosque.
In the Sadr City section of Baghdad, Iraqi forces raided a home seeking a suspected
bomb-maker. One person at the home was
Also in the capital, a roadside bomb killed
four and injured nine in the Azamiyah district. Bomb blasts in the Dura
one policeman and injured four others. In a separate explosion in Dura,
10 bystanders were killed and four others were injured in an explosion outside
a bakery. In the Yarmouk neighborhood, a roadside blast injured
a policeman and six other people. Another roadside bomb, this time on Morocco
Street, wounded two policemen. Two
soldiers were blasted to death in the Seleikh neighborhood; seven others
In Ramadi, a U.S. airstrike killed
seven militiamen. According to military officials, U.S. troops had earlier
"extremely heavy fire" from the building housing the militiamen.
The brothers of a Baghdad police brigadier were found dead in Buhriz. Both
were shot to death; one was found tied to a lamppost, the other lying in
In Diwaniyah, battles between joint U.S./Iraqi forces and militiamen subsided,
but not without the deaths of 11
militiamen near the Al Qaim mosque. An ousted member of Saddam Husseinís
Baath Party was
assassinated, also in Diwaniyah
In Mosul, gunmen killed
a police colonel and a
civilian in separate drive-by shootings. Also, roadside bombs targeting
police patrols instead wounded
five civilians. Police also found three bodies in separate locations; one
driver and three civilians were killed when explosions ripped through their
bus convoy. The procession was carrying coffins through the town of Latifiyah.
were killed in different parts of Baquba
At an American base in Dujail, one
Iraqi worker was killed when gunmen fired upon him as he was leaving work.
In Amara, a
policeman died from gunshot wounds.
In Kirkuk, gunmen killed
A roadside bomb targeting a police patrol killed
two policemen outside Mussayab.
In Mahaweel, a roadside bomb
injured a man.
Near Falluja, police found the shot
and tortured bodies of four.
Near Hilla, gunmen killed
a policeman and a bomb near the headquarters of a political party killed
victims were discovered in Khalis.
In Balad, gunmen attacked a car belonging to a senior Iraqi officer. One bodyguard
three and wounded one person in Ishaqi.
In Tal Afar, police discovered four
A roadside bomb in Rasheed killed
two police officers and wounded four others.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis