Updated at 7:20 p.m. EDT, Sept. 20, 2007
At least 66 Iraqis were killed and 54 wounded in the latest round of violence. Among the attacks was another controversial incident involving U.S. troops in Sadr City. Also, several bombs were detonated in Baghdad and Kirkuk. And, a GI was killed in a non-combat accident yesterday in Taqqadum.
In Baghdad, a car bomb killed three and wounded 11 at an Iraqi army checkpoint in Habibiya. A senior judge and his driver were killed in a drive-by shooting in central Baghdad. Near al-Shabb stadium, a roadside bomb killed a police commando and wounded four more policemen and a civilian. In northeast Baghdad, an Iraqi was killed and nine were wounded during another explosion. An IED killed one policeman and wounded a second. Also, seven dumped bodies were found scattered throughout town.
During a U.S.-Iraqi raid in Sadr City, which included helicopter-based gunfire, an Iraqi soldier was wounded. Besides the soldier, three civilians were killed and seven were wounded during the incident. Eight suspects were detained. A witness claimed that Iraqi soldiers stole money and jewelry from her during a search of her home.
A mortar barrage in Madaen left two dead and 10 wounded.
Eight bodies were found al-Ahemar village in Baquba.
In Kirkuk, a roadside bomb wounded a policeman and damaged his vehicle. Another roadside bomb caused no casualties. Gunmen killed a civilian. An IED wounded an Iraqi soldier. Also, a body was found east of the city.
Two Iraqi soldiers were wounded during a roadside bombing on a highway between Kirkuk and Riyadh in the village of al-Zera.
Near Tuz Khormato, a municipal council member was assassinated.
A blindfolded body bearing gunshot and torture marks was found in Qara Hanir village.
Two policemen were killed and four were wounded during a twin roadside bomb attack in Saqlawiyah.
The Iraqi army killed 14 suspects and arrested 33 in unspecified locations throughout the country. U.S. forces killed three suspects in Baghdad and killed seven others elsewhere in Mahmudiya. A suspected al-Qaeda adviser was killed in Tarmiya during a U.S.-Iraqi forces raid.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis
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