At least 24 Iraqis were wounded in the latest violence. No deaths were reported today, but one attack also left seven Iranians injured. Meanwhile, a Dutchman of Iraqi decent, who was found guilty of planning attacks against U.S. soldiers, had his jail sentence cut short in the Netherlands.
A bomb targeting a bus in Muqdadiya wounded seven Iranian pilgrim and four Iraqi guards.
In Baghdad, four near-simultaneous bombs wounded nine people in Yarmouk. Four people were wounded in a bombing next to a telephone exchange. A blast in Wathiq Square wounded five policemen. A bomb near the passport agency left no casualties.
In Amiriya, the head of Anbar province’s security council survived an attack that left no casualties.
Seven I.E.D.’s were discovered and defused in Missan province.
A bomb attack that could be linked to the Party of a Free Life of Kurdistan (PJAK) killed 18 Revolutionary Guards in western Iran. Fourteen others were wounded.