Updated at 7:20 p.m. EST, Feb. 13, 2008
violence, at least 19 Iraqis were killed and 12 more were wounded. No Coalition
troops were reported killed. In other news, the speaker of the Iraqi parliament
is threatening to disband
it over issues of distrust and ability to pass laws. Meanwhile, an interpreter
working for CBS was released;
the journalist kidnapped along with him is still missing.
three dumped bodies
were recovered. Gunmen stormed a primary school in Zafaraniyah; they beat
a guard's wife and hung their three-year-old son. Mortars hitting the Shaab
police station injured
one civilian. Iraqi troops killed
three suspects and arrested 63 others. A pair of IEDS in Ur slightly
injured two American soldiers.
construction workers were killed and two others wounded during an armed attack
U.S. forces in Baquba mistakenly killed
two former members of the Iraqi Army.
In Riyadh, a gunman
was killed and a second one was wounded during security operations.
Two people were wounded during
a roadside bomb attack in Fallujah. Also, 11 suspects were arrested
during security operations.
In Shurqat yesterday, three
Awakening Council members were wounded during previously reported clashes.
bodyguards were wounded during an assassination attempt on the mayor of al-Rutba.
An oil leakage of unknown origins triggered
a fire at a pipeline near Baiji.
Forty detainees were released
in Diyala after their innocence was determined.
U.S. troops released
19 detainees who were imprisoned at Camp Bucca.
A Sudanese national
In Kirkuk, a suspected al-Qaeda leader
and his driver were killed. In nearby Sargaran, a body
head was found in Khalis.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis