Thursday, September 15, 2005

Another day of bombs for Baghdad

Iraq's capital Baghdad has been hit by a series of blasts for a second day running, killing at least 29 people.
In the first attack, at least 16 police commandos were killed when their patrol was struck in southern Doura district.
Hours later, 10 more policemen died in the same area following two more bomb attacks and ensuing gun battles between police and insurgents.

In other incidents:
The bodies of at least six men shot dead are found by police in various parts of Baghdad
A Shia cleric is killed and three other people are wounded in a bomb attack near a mosque in the northern city of Mosul
A policeman is killed in an attack by unidentified gunmen in the town of Baquba, north of Baghdad
Three Shia pilgrims are killed in a drive-by shooting on their way to the holy city of Karbala
Two police officers are killed and two wounded in the northern city of Kirkuk
Three civilians are killed in an attack on a ministry of industry bus in east Baghdad


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