Nine dead, 11 corpses found in Iraq

Nine dead, 11 corpses found in Iraq
September 9th, 2006  
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Topic: Nine dead, 11 corpses found in Iraq

Nine dead, 11 corpses found in Iraq
Media: AFP
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Date: 9 Sept 2006


BAGHDAD, Sept 9, 2006 (AFP) - Insurgents killed at least nine people across
Iraq on Saturday, while police found 11 corpses of men shot dead in apparent
sectarian killings, security officials said.

The US military also announced that three of its soldiers were wounded in a
bomb attack in Baghdad.

A string of explosions rocked Baghdad early Saturday killing at least four
people and wounding dozens, security officials said.

Most of the attacks appeared to have targeted security forces, including a
large car bomb in Zayuna that went off as a US patrol passed but killed only
two Iraqi bystanders, interior ministry spokesman Brigadier Abdul Karim
Khalaf said.

In the central Baghdad neighborhood of Waziriyah, a man attempted to ram his
car into a police station and was shot, but not before he detonated the
explosives in the vehicle, killing a policeman and wounding 10 other people.

Smaller blasts in other parts of the capital wounded another half-dozen
civilians, Khalaf added.

Gunmen opened fire on two employees of the state-owned Sabah newspaper as
they drove to work, killing one and wounding the other, a security official

Insurgents also set off a bomb against a US Humvee jeep in Baghdad's eastern
Jadida neighbourhood in which three soldiers were wounded, the military

An AFP photographer at the scene of the blast said that the Humvee was
completely destroyed by the blast.

In the northern oil city of Kirkuk, twin blasts killed four people and
wounded 16.

The bombers detonated the second device as a police patrol arrived on the
scene of the first blast, killing one officer and wounding two, said
Lieutenant Colonel Akram Abdullah of Kirkuk police.

In Tikrit -- the hometown of Saddam Hussein -- one civilian was killed by
gunmen, police said.

South of Baghdad, authorities discovered the bodies of 11 people who had
been shot dead, four of them in the town of Suwayrah, which has become a
common dumping ground for victims of sectarian killings, and six in

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