Saturday: 28 Iraqis Killed, 49 Wounded

Updated at 11:46 p.m. EDT, Sept. 13, 2008

At least 28 Iraqis were killed and 49 more were wounded in the latest violence, which included an attack on a TV crew in Mosul and a series of bombings in Baghdad. No Coalition deaths were reported.

In Baghdad, four people were killed and nine others were wounded when a bomb was detonated in Karrada. Four policemen were injured in Doura during a roadside bomb attack. In Camp Sara, three civilians were killed and five more were wounded when a bomb exploded there. A roadside bomb in Waziriya wounded four civilians. In Furat, an Awakening Council member was killed in a roadside bombing; two family members and two neighbors were wounded as well. A bomb in Jamiya wounded three people. Six people were wounded when a bomb blew up at a checkpoint in Adhamiya. Also, two dumped bodies were recovered.

In Mosul, the bodies of four employees of the Sharqia TV station were found. Five suspects were detained. The station’s chief Mosul correspondent, two cameramen and a driver went missing while filming a segment on charity during Ramadan. One of the dead was the son of an Iraqi lawmaker. Another employee was discovered alive but wounded.

Separately in Mosul, gunmen stormed a home and killed a man and a woman there. Gunmen killed a civilian, and two people were injured in a roadside bomb attack. Also, eight suspects were captured.

Nine Peshmerga fighters, including a general, were killed and three were wounded when their vehicle came across a roadside bomb in Khanaqin.

An Iraqi soldier in Basra accidentally killed one person and wounded three more, including a traffic cop.

A real estate broker was killed during a drive-by shooting in Kirkuk.

In Suleiman Bek, a bomb wounded a district leader and two bodyguards.

Two people were wounded in Hilla when a bomb blasted them.

A Popular Committee member was detained in Baquba.


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.