Saturday: 237 Iraqis, 7 GIs, 2 Britons Killed; 316 Iraqis Wounded Updated at 12:28 a.m. EST, July 8, 2007
At least 237 Iraqis were killed and 316 more were wounded
during the latest round of attacks, which included a major bombing
south of the northern town of Tuz Khormato. Also, seven GIs were killed and two were wounded
, while two British soldiers were killed and three more were wounded
in separate incidents.
Two Task Force Marne soldiers were killed and two more were wounded
when their dismounted patrol came across a roadside bomb south of Baghdad yesterday. Elsewhere, an
MNC-I soldier died
on non-battle-related causes.
Three sailors were killed
while conducting combat operation near Baghdad. An explosion in Salah ad Din province killed a
Task Force Lightning soldier and wounded four more
. These latest deaths raise the total number of American soldiers killed in Iraq to over 3600.
British soldier was killed
during an IED attack north of Basra.
Three Britons were wounded
in three separate incidents as well. A
British soldier stationed in Basra was killed
in an unspecified incident yesterday.
A truck bomb south of Tuz Khormato
in the village of Amerli
killed 156 people and wounded 255 more
A suicide bomber killed 22 and wounded 15
at a funeral Khanaqeen
U.S. forces mistakenly bombed a checkpoint north of Baghdad
. Two policemen were killed and two were wounded
, a suicide car bomber killed five soldiers and one civilian
at a checkpoint in Zayouna
; 24 people were wounded
. Two Iraqi soldiers were killed
during combat operations. Gunmen killed a man
last night. Friday, mortars in Abu Saifien injured two people
. Also, 19 dumped bodies
were recovered from several neighborhoods.
Gunmen killed eight Iraqi soldiers
during an attack on their checkpoint near Mashahidah
Six Mahdi army members were killed
during clashes with U.S. troops in Diwaniya
A pair of car bombs injured six Iraqi policemen
. Four civilians were killed
by a roadside bomb. A roadside bomb injured two policemen
east of the city. A civilian was killed
in a drive-by shooting. Also, two policemen were injured
during an armed attack.
U.S. forces killed four militants
in Khan Bani Saad
to the Iraqi Society for Defending Journalists' Rights, a journalist was killed during the Samawa
, an Iraqi army officer and two companions were killed
during a bombing at a petrol station. Five civilians were wounded
A pregnant woman was injured
when police fired at a speeding car approaching their checkpoint in Balad
, a roadside bomb killed a civilian
driving a car
Police commandos injured three people
during random shooting in Samarra
Also, an al-Qaeda militant was hanged
on Tuesday for an 2003 bombing.