Updated at 11:53 p.m. EDT, Sept. 26, 2007
Numerous bombings rocked
the country today. Overall,
at least 182 Iraqis were killed and 136 more were wounded during various
attacks. Yesterday, a
GI was killed during a small arms attack in the capital. Also, lawmakers
imposing travel restrictions in an effort to curb the growing cholera epidemic.
In Baghdad, a double car bomb killed
32 people and wounded more than 50 in the Bayaa neighborhood. A suicide
belt bomber killed
a civilian and wounded another. Also, seven
unidentified bodies were found dumped in several neighborhoods.
Mosul, witnesses reported
hearing four explosions during a single hour. In an incident at an unfinished
government building, three
people were killed and 50 wounded during a suicide
people were killed and one soldier was wounded during bombings at army checkpoints
east of the city. A civilian
was wounded during a bombing in the al-Tahrir neighborhood. Also, police killed
a suicide bomber before he could detonate his cargo.
A car bomb between
Mosul and Arbil injured
three Iraqi soldiers.
U.S. troops in Hilla attacked a mosque
its imam. In a separate incident, helicopter gunships killed
five women and four children.
bomber targeting a tribal leader killed
ten people and wounded nine more in Umm al-Thiban village near Sinjar;
the leader was among the dead.
In Shurqat, a pair of car bombs
people and wounded five more. One targeted a police patrol and the other a
of five was killed in Balad Ruz shortly after an extremist group abducted
them from a fake checkpoint.
In Diyala province, five
people were killed during an explosion near a home. Two
bodies were brought into the morgue.
of a three-year old was found near Baquba; he had been strangled and
left in an irrigation ditch.
In Hawija, a grenade thrown at an
Iraqi army patrol wounded
four civilians instead. In the evening, a roadside bomb killed
a police officer and wounded three policemen.
two men in separate incidents in Iskandariya.
of a man shot execution style was found
policeman was killed and another wounded in al-Jazeera during a bomb
A sniper killed
a police captain in Basra. Five
people were killed and five were wounded outside a Sunni mosque south of town.
militants were killed in Fallujah. Gunmen attacked a police station;
three policemen were
wounded, six gunmen were killed and five were arrested. Also, a suicide bomber
detonated his cargo, but no
one was killed.
U.S. troops killed
three suspects and arrested two in Mussayab. They also killed
three and detained eight more in other cities.
Iraqi troops killed
seven suspects and detained 47 in different locations.
forces and police have killed
at least 65 more suspects in Muqdadiyah over the last five days. Ten had already
Compiled by Margaret Griffis