Updated at 11:55 p.m. EDT, Aug. 13, 2008
At least 41 Iraqis were killed or found dead and 20 more were injured during the latest events. In Mosul, seven of the injured were freed from a torture chamber. Also, four American servicemembers were killed and one was wounded in separate events.
An MND-B soldier was killed today during combat operations in Baghdad. Three Task Force Lightning soldiers were killed and one was wounded yesterday in Ninewah during an explosion.
U.S. forces provided support as Iraqi troops raided a mosque in Yusufiya searching for information on two abducted U.S. soldiers; 22 were detained in the operation.
In Baghdad, 18 corpses were found in various neighborhoods. One person was killed and three people were injured during a mortar attack in an Zayouna. No casualties were reported during mortar fire in the Green Zone nor in a roadside bombing targeting U.S. troops in Saidiya. A fire of unknown origin burned in a central Baghdad garage, but no casualties were reported.
During a raid in Sadr City, U.S. forces killed as many as five gunmen and detained 13 others.
Near the Iranian border just east of Khanaqin, five policemen were killed and four were wounded during a bombing; the police chief is among the dead.
The Defense Ministry reported that Iraqi troops killed three gunmen and arrested 11 in Mosul on Sunday.
Three civilians were shot and killed in central Samarra yesterday.
Gunmen killed an Iraqi soldier in Hilla.
Bombers blew-up an empty home in Yathrib.
The mayor of Dijla was kidnapped.
A 15-year-old girl was killed in Shurqat, and her father was kidnapped.
A suspected al-Qaeda leader was killed during a security operation in Jalawlaa.
Seven captives, bearing torture wounds, were freed in Mosul; they reported that gunmen had been killing a captive each day and dumping the bodies elsewhere.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis
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