Updated at 1:35 a.m. EST, Feb. 15, 2008
At least 41 people
were killed or found dead and 56 more were wounded during the latest attacks,
which included a serious bombing in Sadr City. No Coalition deaths were reported,
foreign security contractors were injured during a bombing. Also, a British
journalist held in Basra
is said to be in good heath and awaiting release.
In Baghdad, seven
people were killed and 36 were wounded during a car bombing in the Sadr
City suburb. A roadside bomb near Shabb Stadium injured
three people. Also, three
dumped bodies and two
decomposing corpses were recovered.
people were shot dead in Ouja, the hometown of Saddam Hussein. Gunmen
entered the home of a construction worker and killed his family, including his
wife and children.
major general was gunned down in Samarra.
An Awakening Council
member was killed during
a drive-by shooting in Hawija.
chief and three bodyguards were injured during an attack on their convoy in
Clashes followed a roadside bombing in Basra, leaving
two Iraqi soldiers injured.
The fighting took place between Iraqi security forces and a Shi'ite cult, the
Ahmed al-Yamani group, which staged a deadly battle last month. Also, a British
journalist kidnapped on Tuesday
is in good health according to sources in the Office of the Martyr al-Sadr; they
are negotiating with kidnappers for the release of the CBS newsman.
al-Yamani followers were arrested
Gunmen attacked a convoy belonging to the head Rapid
Reaction Forces of Wassit Province and injured
Two women and
six Awakening Council members were killed during a shootout near Tikrit in
the village of Sheikh Abdullah.
suspects were killed and 16 more were detained during security operations
across central and northern Baghdad.
A female al-Qaeda suspect was arrested
men were killed as they were building an explosive device in Kan'ous,
policemen were injured during a combined IED and armed attack in Jalawla.
a school near Khan Bani Saad.
In Baquba, gunmen killed
the head of Iraq Hamas Brigade.
Three people were abducted
from a fake checkpoint in Balad Ruz.
In Muqdadiyah, three
children were injured during a roadside bomb explosion.
In Kirkuk, eleven suspects were
Also, 69 suspected al-Yamani followers were released
due to lack of evidence against them.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis