Updated at 11:10 p.m. EDT, Aug. 11, 2007
Travel returned to normal today in Baghdad as a three-day vehicle curfew was lifted this morning. At least 81 Iraqis were killed and 34 were wounded during the latest incidents. Also, a Task Force Lightning soldier was killed in a non-combat incident in Anbar province in Tikrit.
In Baghdad, 11 bodies were found scattered around the city. A roadside bomb killed one person and wounded two others in the Zaafaraniyah neighborhood. In the Jihad neighborhood, 10 people were injured during a mortar attack. Militants bombed the home of a Sunni sheikh in Adhamiya; his brother was killed and three, including the sheikh, were injured. A roadside bomb on a highway headed south out of the capital killed one person and injured two others.
Clashes erupted between tribesmen in Khalis and militant groups; 20 militants were killed and 30 more detained.
In Qadisiya province, a roadside bomb killed the governor, a police chief, and four others. The province is now under a curfew.
A roadside bomb in northern Baquba killed two people and wounded three others. Six gunmen were killed and eight injured during security operations. Also, reports about an attack on a shrine are circulating.
Four dismembered bodies were found in Ishaqi.
U.S. forces killed eight electrical workers and wounded two others they believe were planting a roadside bomb near Samarra. Also, 13 al-Qaeda suspects were killed and 107 detained.
Two bodies belonging to Kurdish Yazidis were found near Rashad.
Militants in Baiji forced staff to leave a civil defense building before blowing it up; two people were wounded by flying debris.
A local tribal leader was killed at his home in Albu Khalifa late Saturday
In Garma, a police officer was shot and killed.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis
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