Updated at 11:53 p.m. EDT, Sept. 26, 2007
Numerous bombings rocked the country today. Overall, at least 182 Iraqis were killed and 136 more were wounded during various attacks. Yesterday, a GI was killed during a small arms attack in the capital. Also, lawmakers are considering imposing travel restrictions in an effort to curb the growing cholera epidemic.
In Baghdad, a double car bomb killed 32 people and wounded more than 50 in the Bayaa neighborhood. A suicide belt bomber killed a civilian and wounded another. Also, seven unidentified bodies were found dumped in several neighborhoods.
In Mosul, witnesses reported hearing four explosions during a single hour. In an incident at an unfinished government building, three people were killed and 50 wounded during a suicide bombing. Three people were killed and one soldier was wounded during bombings at army checkpoints east of the city. A civilian was wounded during a bombing in the al-Tahrir neighborhood. Also, police killed a suicide bomber before he could detonate his cargo.
A car bomb between Mosul and Arbil injured three Iraqi soldiers.
In Shurqat, a pair of car bombs killed seven people and wounded five more. One targeted a police patrol and the other a police station.
A family of five was killed in Balad Ruz shortly after an extremist group abducted them from a fake checkpoint.
The body of a three-year old was found near Baquba; he had been strangled and left in an irrigation ditch.
In Hawija, a grenade thrown at an Iraqi army patrol wounded four civilians instead. In the evening, a roadside bomb killed a police officer and wounded three policemen.
Gunmen killed two men in separate incidents in Iskandariya.
In Latifiya, the body of a man shot execution style was found
One policeman was killed and another wounded in al-Jazeera during a bomb attack.
Two militants were killed in Fallujah. Gunmen attacked a police station; three policemen were wounded, six gunmen were killed and five were arrested. Also, a suicide bomber detonated his cargo, but no one was killed.
Iraqi troops killed seven suspects and detained 47 in different locations.
Combined U.S.-Iraqi forces and police have killed at least 65 more suspects in Muqdadiyah over the last five days. Ten had already been reported.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis
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