Sunday, April 29, 2007

Security Summary: April 29, 2007

Soldiers from Delta Co., 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, search a warehouse while investigating a mortar attack in northern Mosul today

Kirkuk- Iraqi police forces on Sunday detained five suspected gunmen during a security crackdown in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, a security source said.

Baghdad- An Iraqi soldier was killed on Sunday when gunmen attacked an army check point in western Baghdad, a security source said.

Baghdad- U.S. forces surrounded on Sunday the Sadr's office in al-Kadhemiyah city, northern Baghdad, and clashed with the office's guards, eyewitnesses said.

Falluja- An Iraqi army base came under a mortar attack in the western Iraqi city of Falluja, a security source said on Sunday.

Basra- A British soldier was killed on Sunday in the southern Iraqi city of Basra after his patrol came under small arms fire, the spokeswoman for the Multi-National forces in southern Iraq said.

Falluja – An unidentified number of people were killed and wounded and a U.S. Hummer vehicle was destroyed by a bike bomb on Sunday in central Haditha, Anbar province, local residents said.

Baghdad – Iraqi security forces arrested 138 suspected militants in several areas in Baghdad during the past 48 hours under the Baghdad law-imposing plan, the Baghdad operations command said.

Mosul – One civilian was killed and another wounded when gunmen shelled the villages of Jadou and al-Abtah in the district of Talafar, in Mosul, on Saturday night and Sunday morning, security sources said.

Baghdad – Gunmen attempted to assassinate renowned Iraqi radio presenter Amal al-Mudarris in the western Baghdad area of al-Khadraa, a security source said, adding Mudarris was in a hospital in a very serious condition.

Dalouiya – A U.S. armored vehicle was destroyed by a roadside bomb in the district of al-Dalouiya, Salah ad-Din province, local police said.

Kut – Three Iraqi policemen were killed and four others were wounded in clashes with unidentified gunmen in northeastern Kut, a police official in Wassit province said.

Baghdad – Several blasts were heard in different areas in the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Sunday morning, eyewitnesses said.

From VOI