News, March 2008
US Soldier, 16 Iraqis Killed, Including 5 Executed by Death Squads, 6 Civilians Killed by US Forces, According to March 20, 2008 News Reports
Yaqen.net reported the following news today:
- 2 bodies of Iraqis executed by death squads were found in Mosul.
killed in Diala
One U.S. soldier was killed on Wednesday as a
result of a vehicle rollover in Diala, the U.S. army said.
“The incident is currently under investigation,”
it noted, adding no more details.
Two rocket attacks wound 2 cops, 2
civilians in Baghdad
A rocket attack on Thursday wounded .two
civilians in a residential area of Baghdad, an interior ministry source
Meanwhile, the source noted “two policemen were
wounded when a mortar round fell on their patrol stationing near al-Jadiriya
bridge, south-west Baghdad”.
Police patrols find
3 unknown bodies in Baghdad
Police patrol found Thursday three unknown
corpses dumped in Baghdad, an Interior ministry source said.
The source pointed out “two bodies were found in
Al-Waziriya and Bab al-Sheikh neighbourhoods, east Baghdad, while the
third was in al-Elam neighbourhood, west Baghdad”.
Unknown gunmen kill
2 cops in Ninewa
Unknown gunmen on Thursday killed two policemen
in Mosul, north Iraq, A Ninewa security source said.
Mosul, the capital city of Ninewa province, lies
400 km north Baghdad
killed by gunmen in Kut
One policeman was killed on Thursday by gunfire
from unknown armed men at the center of Kut city.
He added that gunmen escaped, and were not
killed, wounded in Mosul
One policeman was killed on Thursday when an explosive charge went off targeting his vehicle patrol in eastern Mosul, while another policeman was injured in a car bomb explosion at the northern section of the city, a police source said.
“An improvised explosive device went off in al-Nabi Younes region in eastern Mosul targeting a police vehicle patrol, killing a cop,” the source, who asked not to be named, told Aswat al-Iraq – Voices of Iraq – (VOI).
“Another policeman was wounded when a police
force detonated a car bomb, parked in al-Sukar neighborhood, northern
Mosul,” he added.
U.S. army kills 6
civilians near Samarra
Six civilians were killed when the U.S. army
shelled their vehicle near Samarra, while U.S. forces said that they
targeted a number of suspected gunmen in southwest Samarra, a police
source said on Thursday.
“Coalition forces targeted several suspected
improvised explosive device
Two policemen wounded in Diwaniya attack
Two policemen were wounded in an attack by
unidentified gunmen on an Iraqi security center in Diwaniya, south of
Baghdad, while two suspects were arrested on alleged connection to the
attack, a police source said.
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