June 2007- August 2007

June 2007- August 2007

 June 2007

 June 2:

  • In central Baghdad, a series of mortar barrages killed eight civilians and wounded 25 others.

June 3:

  • In Balad Ruz, a suicide car bomber attacked a busy market, killing 10 people and wounding 30 others.

June 6:

  • In the Kadhimiya neighborhood of Baghdad, two car bombs exploded one after another killing at least seven people and wounding 25 others.
  • Outside of Falluja, a suicide car bomber attacked a market killing 19 people and wounding 25 others.

June 7:

  • In Mosul, gunmen shot to death Sahar al-Haideri, a journalist with the independent Aswat al-Iraq news agency.

June 8:

  • In the northern Iraqi town of Dakok, a car bomb exploded outside a Shiite mosque killing 10 people and wounding 10 others.
  • In the southern Iraqi town of Qurna, two car bombs exploded at a bus terminal killing 15 people and wounding 32 others.
  • Near Baquba, armed men attacked a senior police official’s home, killing 14 people.

June 9:

  • Near Kirkuk, a twin bomb attack on a Shiite mosque killed at least 19 people and wounded 22 others.
  • Near Basra, a twin bomb attack killed 16 people and wounded 32 others.

June 10:

  • Near Tikrit, a suicide truck bomber attacked a police station killing 15 people and wounding 45 others.
  • In southwestern Baghdad, a car bomb killed two people and wounded seven others.

June 11:

  • In Khalis, northeast of Baghdad, a car bombing killed several people including Iraqi journalist Aref Ali Falih.
  • In Mosul, gunmen shot to death Khair el-Deen Sabri Ahmed, a senior official of Iraq’s central bank.

June 12:

  • West of Baghdad, a suicide car bomb killed three Iraqi policemen.  

June 13:

  • In Ramadi, a suicide car bomber killed 4 Iraqi policemen and wounded 11 others.
  • In Mandili, a bomb targeting the police chief of the town killed three of his bodyguards and wounded five other people, including the police chief.

June 17:

  • In Kirkuk, a car bomb killed two Kurdish security agents.
  • In Baghdad, the body of Flayeh Wadi Mijdab, the editor of the state-owned al-Sabah newspaper, was found; he was kidnapped several days earlier.

June 18:

  • South of Baghdad, two suicide car bombers exploded near a gas station killing three Iraqi civilians and wounding seven others.

June 19:

  • In central Baghdad, a car bomb exploded near a Shia mosque killing over 75 people and wounding more than 200 others.

June 21:

  • In the northern town of Sulaiman Bek, a suicide truck bomber attacked the municipal headquarters killing at least 18 people and wounding 35 others.

June 22:

  • West of Baghdad, in Boghdadi, a suicide car bomber attacked a police station and killed 20 police and wounded 10 others.

June 23:

  • In Hillah, a car bomb killed at least two people and wounded 18 others.

June 24:

  • In Mosul, gunmen killed Zeena Shakir Mahmoud, a Sunni Arab female journalist who worked for the Kurdish newspaper al-Haqiqa.

June 25:

  • In central Baghdad, a suicide bombing against the Mansour Hotel killed seven people, including poet and journalist Rahim al-Maliki.
  • In the northern town of Baiji, a suicide truck bomber killed at least 15 people and wounded 50 others.
  • South of Baghdad, in Hilla, a suicide bomber attacked a crowd of recruits outside a police academy killing eight and wounding over 20 others.

June 26:

  • In south Baghdad, gunmen shot to death Iraqi journalist Hamed Abd Farhan.

June 27:

  • In northern Baghdad, a car bomb killed at least 14 people and wounded 22 others.
  • In Mosul, gunmen shot dead Christian journalist Luay Suleiman, from the Nineveh al Hurra newspaper and another man.
  • In southern Baghdad, gunmen shot to death veteran reporter Hamid Abd Sarhan.
  • In Samarra, a roadside bomb killed five Iraqi police officers.

 June 28:

  • In Baghdad’s Shiite Bayaa district, a car bomb killed 25 people and wounded 40 others.

June 30:

  • In Mikdadiya, a suicide bombing at a military recruitment center killed 25 Iraqis and wounded 22 others.

 July 2007

July 1:

  • In eastern Baghdad, a roadside bombing followed by a drive-by shooting killed two Iraqi policemen and wounded three policemen and three civilians.
  • In Basra, the bullet-ridden body of senior police commander Colonel Nasser Hamoud was found.

July 4:

  • In Baghdad, the body of television journalist Mohammed Hilal Karji was found; he had been kidnapped several weeks earlier.
  • In Baghdad, the body of television journalist Sarmad Hamdi al-Hassani was found; he had been kidnapped several days earlier.

July 5:

  • In Baghdad, a car bomb killed 17 people.

July 7:

  • In Tuz Khurmato, a suicide truck bombing in a crowded market killed 150 people and wounded over 200 others.

July 8:

  • South of Baghdad, near Haswa, a suicide truck bomber killed 23 new Iraqi army recruits when he rammed into their vehicle.
  • In Baghdad, two car bombs killed eight people.

July 9:

  • In central Baghdad, two roadside bombs exploded minutes apart killing four people and wounding 21 others.

July 13:

  • In Garghoush, a suicide car bomber killed 22 people and wounded 17 others.
  • In Baghdad, New York Times journalist Khalid W. Hassan was shot to death.

July 15:

  • In central Baghdad, a car bomb killed 10 people.

July 16:

  • In Kirkuk, a suicide truck bomb killed 85 people and wounded 180 others, including Iraqi journalists Mustafa Gaimayani and Majeed Mohammed.

July 17:

  • In Baghdad, a car bomb near the Iranian embassy killed four people and wounded five others.

July 22:

  • In Jurf al-Milih, north of Baghdad, a suicide bomber drove into a house where five Sunni tribal leaders were meeting; all five were killed and another 12 people were wounded.

July 23:

  • In central Baghdad, four car bombs killed 17 people. 

July 24:

  • In a commercial district of Hillah, a suicide car bomber killed 26 people and wounded 70 others.

July 25:

  • In western Baghdad, a suicide bomber attacked a group of Iraqi soccer fans killing 30 people and wounding 75 others.
  • In eastern Baghdad, a suicide car bomber attacked an Iraqi Army checkpoint killing 25 people and wounding 60 others, mostly Iraqi soccer fans.

July 26:

  • In central Baghdad, a car bomb exploded in a crowded market killing 25 people and injuring 110 others.
  • In Kirkuk, a car bomb killed seven people.

July 27:

  • In Baghdad, a gunman shot to death Adnan al-Safi, a journalist working for the Kuwaiti-owned satellite channel Al-Anwar.

July 28:

  • In Baghdad, a car bomb killed five people.

July 30:

  • In central Baghdad, a car bomb killed six people and wounded 12 others.

August 2007

August 1:

  • In the central Baghdad district of Karrrada, a suicide car bomb attack killed 15 people and wounded 20 others.
  • In the western Baghdad neighborhood of Mansour, a suicide bomber detonated a fuel tanker near a gas station killing 50 people and wounding 60 others.

August 2:

  • North of Baghdad in Hibhib, a suicide car bomber attacked an Iraqi police station killing 13 people, six policemen and seven civilians, and wounding 15.
  • In Baghdad, a mortar attack against the headquarters of the Islamic Party in Baghdad killed three people and wounded seven others.

August 6:

  • In Tal Afar, a suicide truck bomber attacked a residential area killing at least 25 people and wounding 22 others.  

August 10:

  • In Kirkuk, a car bomb killed 11 people and wounded 45 others.

August 11:

  • In Aajaf, a roadside bombing killed Khalil Jalil Hamza, governor of Diwaniyah province and Major General Khalid Hassan, its chief of police.  

August 14:

  • In the northwest Iraqi town of Qahataniya, four suicide truck bombers in nearly simultaneous explosions killed 400 people.  

August 15:

  • In the Hillah area, a suicide car bomber killed two people and wounded seven others.  

August 16:

  • In central Baghdad, a car bomb exploded in a shopping complex killing at least nine people and injuring another 17.

August 17:

  • An Internet video showed the execution of Iraqi Defense Ministry official Alaa Abboud Fartous Diab.

August 19:

  • In eastern Baghdad, a mortar barrage killed 12 people and wounded 31 others.

August 20:

  • In Samawa, a roadside bomb attack killed Mohammed Ali al-Hassani, the governor of Iraq’s southern province of Muthanna.

August 21:

  • In Tikrit, gunmen shot to death Tikrit police chief Colonel Othman Chechan.

August 22:

  • In Beiji, a suicide truck bomber targeting a police agency killed 27 people, including 18 policemen and nine civilians. Twenty officers and 45 civilians were wounded.

August 25:

  • In Baghdad, the body of slain CBS News Iraqi translator Anwar Abbas Lafta was found; he had been abducted several days earlier.

August 27:

  • In Fallujah, a suicide bomber attacked a mosque killing nine people and wounding 10 others.

August 29:

  • Near Mosul, gunmen attacked an Iraqi police checkpoint, killing six people, including five policemen.

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