Updated at 11:35 p.m EDT, July 18, 2007
At least 107 Iraqis
were killed or found dead and 82 more were wounded in the latest violence.
However, Turkish forces have bombarded
locations in Northern Iraq. There is no word on the number of casualties there.
One Polish and five American soldiers were killed, while four more GIs were
wounded in separate incidents. Also, U.S. forces said
they captured a top al-Qaeda operative, Khaled Mashhadani, in northern Iraq.
An IED killed
one American soldier and wounded four others yesterday in Baghdad; two
gunmen were also killed. In a separate incident, also yesterday in Baghdad,
more GIs were killed during an IED explosion. Two
American sailors were killed during security operations in Salah ad Din
province. Also, on Polish
soldier collapsed and died at a base in Diwaniya.
at least 11 were
killed and 14 wounded during a series of bombs in eastern neighborhoods. A
sniper killed a policeman
near the Interior Ministry. A woman
was injured when a mortar shell landed in al-Zawra park. A mortar also
landed in al-Baladiyat but caused no
electrical maintenance workers were killed and four were injured when a truck
bomb targeted their bus yesterday. Seven
were wounded when mortars fell on a hospital in central Baghdad. Five
people were killed in separate mortar attacks in southern Baghdad and Za'afaraniya.
In Sada, mortars killed
two and wounded five. Six
people were killed and four wounded during a double bombing on al-Qanat
street. Also, 15
bodies were found scattered among several neighborhoods.
in Iskandariya, the police chief and five bodyguards were abducted; one
badly injured bodyguard was later found. At least seven
others have been wounded.
Gunmen stormed yet another village in Diyala
person was killed and 15 were wounded in al-Safi.
shell landing on a home in Kut injured
Near Jurf al-Sakhar, a roadside bomb killed
two people and injured four others.
dumped bodies were found in Mahaweel.
was shot and killed outside his Kirkuk home. An ambulance carrying
a pregnant woman was blasted by an IED. One
policeman was killed and another was injured, but the woman and new baby were
In Daqquq, a mutilated
body was discovered.
suspects were killed and two were detained in Tarmiyah.
attacked three oil tanker trucks near Latifiya. They killed
a professor in Basra. Two
bodies were found yesterday.
In Baquba, gunmen killed
one person and injured two more. Two
bodies were brought in to the hospital. A woman
was injured when an IED blasted a tractor in the country.
two men near Dwiliyah and a woman
bus passengers were killed near Khalis.
In Fallujah, a
sniper wounded a policeman
at a checkpoint. The number of dead policemen in two separate events yesterday
rose by four
while four more policemen were wounded; three
militamen were also killed.
Yesterday in Amara, a policeman
was killed and a second was wounded. Gunmen killed
a nurse at a maternity hospital.
In Mahawil, five
civilians were wounded yesterday doing a U.S. mortar attack. Also, the bodies
of a civilian and a soldier were found.
people were killed in their Muqdadiyah home yesterday. Gunmen wounded
In Qizilja village, gunmen killed
two women on Tuesday.
Peshmerga fighters killed
a Christian civilian near their patrol in the village of Qaraqosh.
militants were killed in separate incidents in Mosul yesterday.
by Margaret Griffis