Updated at 7:45 p.m. EDT, Oct. 30, 2009
At least four Iraqis were killed and seven more were wounded in very light, prayer day violence. Two U.S. soldiers were killed in two separate non-combat incidents.
A bomb wounded four people, including three civilians, in Yusufiya.
In Baghdad, a senior police officer was found shot dead in his office. A spokesman said the shooting was accidental and also denied reports that the officer was investigating the recent bombings.
Shurqat police found the body of a young man whose throat was slashed.
A suspect was arrested near Ramadi.
Three men suspected of involvement in recent Hilla bombings were arrested.
To reduce travel delays Turkey will open two more crossings at the Iraqi border.
Sixteen suspects were detained in Basra province.