Friday: 4 GIs, 43 Iraqis Killed; 20 Iraqis Wounded

Updated at 11:11 p.m. EDT, Sept. 14, 2007

At least 43 Iraqis were killed and 20 more wounded. Among the incidents was a suicide bombing in Baiji that killed or wounded over two dozen people. A roadside bomb killed four GIs in Diyala province today. Three GIs were wounded in combat in Garma; usually, GI injuries do not get reported in the media.

Outside a Baiji restaurant/checkpoint, a suicide truck bomber rammed his vehicle into two parked police cars killing 11 people, mostly policemen, and wounding 16 others.

In Baghdad, six dumped bodies were recovered; three of the corpses were beheaded and found in Doura.

Outside Baghdad, gunmen killed three farmers who were guarding their small village.

Gunmen shot three people dead near Suwayra.

In Kirkuk, gunmen stormed a home and killed an Iraq army soldier. Also, a policeman was shot dead in the al-Wasiti neighborhood.

A woman was killed and her daughter wounded during an armed attack in Hawija.

A roadside bomb in Fallujah killed one policeman and wounded two others.

In Balad, the bodies of a judge and a police officer were found.

The body of a former Iraqi Army major general was found yesterday in Mosul; he had been kidnapped on Monday.

At the central Hilla home of a senior army official, gunmen clashed with guards, killing one and wounding a second.

Three gunmen were killed and three others arrested after they were caught planting a roadside bomb in Khalis.

U.S. forces killed four suspects and detained five in Yusufiya. Another gunman was killed in Tarmiyah.

At a raid on a mosque in Garma, U.S. troops killed three gunmen. Three GIs were also wounded.


Compiled by Margaret Griffis

Author: Margaret Griffis

Margaret Griffis is a journalist from Miami Beach, Florida and has been covering Iraqi casualties for since 2006.