Updated at 11:50 p.m EDT, Sept. 21, 2007
At least 29 Iraqis were killed or found dead and another 19 were wounded during numerous but small attacks. Also, a Romanian soldier and four GIs were reported killed in separate incidents.
Yesterday, a Task Force Lightning soldier was killed and another was wounded during an explosion in Diyala province. In Anbar province, a Task Force Lightning soldier died in a non-combat incident. Also, an MNF-W soldier was killed in a non-combat incident in At Ta’mim province. Wednesday, another soldier was killed in a non-combat incident, this one in Balad. A Romanian soldier was killed and five more were wounded during a patrol near their base at Tallil.
In Baghdad, gunmen killed a Mahdi Army leader in the Washash neighborhood. The assassination was followed by a Mahdi Army attack that left four dead and scores of civilians displaced. Also, eight dumped bodies were recovered, mostly from western neighborhoods.
A child was killed and three civilians were wounded when Peshmerga troops opened fire on a square in Khalis.
A roadside bomb in Kirkuk killed a policeman and an Iraqi soldier, while also injuring a civilian. A separate roadside bomb wounded four civilians. Another civilian was wounded during an armed attack in a nearby village. Also, a body was found west of town.
Three bodies, bearing gunshot and torture marks were found in Yusufiya.
A farmer was killed and two others were injured during an armed attack in Albu Aziz.
A mortar barrage in Iskandariya left one dead and three wounded.
In Hawija, three people were wounded after gunmen placed several roadside bombs near the abandoned home of a former police chief.
A Sistani aide was killed in Diwaniya.
A body bearing torture wounds was found in Bajwan.
A Muqdadiya mosque was set ablaze.
Security concerns forced Muthanna police to impose a curfew.
Three people were kidnapped in al-Mugaded.
In Qadissiya, one gunman was killed and another injured during an explosion in a home.
U.S. troops killed a suspect and detained eight others during operations in central Iraq.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis