Updated at 10:20 a.m. EDT, July 2, 2008
Bombings across central
and northern Iraq left a number of casualties. At least 24 Iraqis were killed
and 77 more were wounded in these and other attacks and raids. No Coalition
deaths were reported.
At least one
person was killed and 40 more were wounded in a truck bombing south of Mosul
in al-Qayarra. The bomb targeted the home of a local sheikh, who was wounded
in the attack. Police are combing through the rubble for more casualties and had
earlier said that 40 people
bomber killed four people and wounded 16 more in Mandali. In what may
be the same incident, one policeman was killed and 18 other people were wounded
during a bombing at a Khanaqin checkpoint.
An attack at an Awakening
Council (Sahwa) checkpoint left one
Sahwa member dead and another injured. A bomb at the funeral of the member
two more Sahwa members and wounded 7 other people, including children.
In Buhriz, three
brothers were killed and their father was wounded when a roadside bomb blasted
In Baghdad, three
bodies were found dumped. Five
people were wounded near the al-Shurta Tunnel when a bomb targeting
a U.S. patrol wounded them instead. Also, one gunman was arrested
and ammunition was confiscated.
A car bomb killed
a bodyguard working a Tuz Khormato official.
one policeman was killed and
seven others were wounded during a bombing. A separate roadside bomb killed
casualties were reported after a Kirkuk police station was struck with
Katyusha rockets. The same station was targeted less than 72 hours ago.
In Basra, eight suspects were arrested
and two bombs were defused.
Three people were arrested
and a hostage was freed
U.S. forces killed
six suspects near Balad.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis