Updated at 4:40 p.m. EDT, Sept. 29, 2008
At least eight Iraqis
were killed and 15 more were wounded in the latest violence. Also, one
U.S. soldier was killed during a small arms attack in Baghdad. Meanwhile,
Iraq purchased 12 U.S. reconnaissance
planes. Also, the government will now permit
Iraqi doctors to carry weapons for self-defense.
In Mosul, gunmen
killed two brothers, who
were also security personnel. Four
people were wounded in a car bomb attack. One
dumped body was found. A Sunni Arab tribal
leader died of wounds received last night in a car bombing. Also, a taxi
driver was wounded when a bomb was detonated underneath his cab.
person was killed and three others were wounded in a roadside bomb blast in
A roadside bomb wounded
five people, including the mayor of Samarra.
three suspected al-Qaeda members
were killed during a raid. A former Iraqi army officer was arrested
A roadside bomb in Kirkuk wounded
a civilian and a policeman.
Border guards set
up checkpoints in Missan province and the Kurdish Autonomous Region.
Security forces arrested 21
people suspected of involvement on an attack on the mayor of Saidiya.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis