Updated at 11:10 p.m. EDT, Aug. 11, 2007
Travel returned to normal
today in Baghdad as a three-day vehicle curfew was lifted
this morning. At least 81 Iraqis were killed and 34 were wounded during
the latest incidents. Also, a Task
Force Lightning soldier was killed in a non-combat incident in
Anbar province in Tikrit.
In Baghdad, 11
bodies were found scattered around the city. A roadside bomb killed
one person and wounded two others in the Zaafaraniyah neighborhood.
In the Jihad neighborhood, 10
people were injured during a mortar attack. Militants bombed the home of a
Sunni sheikh in Adhamiya; his
brother was killed and three, including the sheikh, were injured. A roadside
bomb on a highway headed south out of the capital killed
one person and injured two others.
Clashes erupted between tribesmen
in Khalis and militant groups; 20
militants were killed and 30 more detained.
In Qadisiya province,
a roadside bomb killed
the governor, a police chief, and four others. The province is now under
A roadside bomb in northern Baquba killed
two people and wounded three others. Six
gunmen were killed and eight injured during security operations. Also, reports
about an attack on a shrine are circulating.
dismembered bodies were found in Ishaqi.
U.S. forces killed
eight electrical workers and wounded two others they believe were planting
a roadside bomb near Samarra. Also, 13
al-Qaeda suspects were killed and 107 detained.
bodies belonging to Kurdish Yazidis were found near Rashad.
Militants in Baiji forced staff to leave a civil defense building before
blowing it up; two
people were wounded by flying debris.
In Muqdadiya, seven people
Police also arrested
five children who were recruited by militants to plant bombs and conduct military
Iraqi soliders killed
a prominent al-Qaeda member in Mosul. Policemen killed
two gunmen. One
gunman was killed and two were injured during an incident with police in a
village just south of the city.
Seven gunmen were killed
or wounded during a raid in Fallujah. Large scale raids have also left
number of civilian casualties.
tribal leader was killed at his home in Albu Khalifa late Saturday
Garma, a police officer
was shot and killed.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis