Tuesday, October 7, 2008

NEWEST U.S. CASUALTY REPORTS AND VIOLENCE IN IRAQ: MEMO TO BARACK OBAMA

When Barack Obama and John McCain face off tonight in the second of their three debates, Obama should remind McCain there is STILL a war going on in IRAQ and there are STILL U.S. casualties on a daily basis and the violence continues in IRAQ The following is a list of U.S. casualties events taking place in IRAQ:

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

War News for Tuesday, October 07, 2008
Source: http://warnewstoday.blogspot.com/

LATEST U.S.Casualty Reports from IRAQ:

Mosul:#1: One U.S. soldier and one Iraqi policeman were killed in a shootout overnight on Tuesday in the Hay Domiz neighbourhood of southeastern Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, Iraqi police and the U.S. military said. One gunmen was also reported killed and four others were arrested. Another police officer was also wounded.

Sgt. Joshua Haun, of Paradise, was injured when on a supply mission with the 49th Military Police Brigade in northern Iraq in August 2006. The convoy he was in was hit by a roadside bomb. Haun was severely injured during the incident and continues to recover more than two years later.

Sgt. First Class Diaz, 46, formerly of Brooklyn, is a U.S. Army combat medic stationed in Heidelberg, Germany is back on active duty, has a chronic neck injury as a result of a car bombing earlier this year during his second tour of Iraq.

MNF-Iraq is reporting the death of a Multi-National Division - North soldier a small-arms fire attack in Mosul on Tuesday, October 7th. One Iraqi Police was also killed in the attack.

The DoD is reporting what appears to be a new death previously unreported by the military. Sgt. William P. Rudd died from small arms fire in Mosul on Sunday, October 5th. He was an Army Ranger.

The DoD is reporting what appears to be another new death previously unreported by the military. Spc. Jason E. von Zerneck died from a vehicle incident in Qara Bagh Karez, Afghanistan, on Thursday, October 2nd. No other details were released.


Security incidents in IRAQ:

Baghdad:#1: Two powerful bombs exploded outside the Iraqi capital's tightly-guarded Green Zone on Tuesday as US Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte was ending a visit focused on a controversial military pact. An Iraqi military officer said at least one soldier was wounded in the blasts which went off in quick succession at a time of heavy traffic. The first blast targeted a parked Iraqi armoured vehicle and a car bomb went off minutes later at a nearby parking lot opposite the foreign ministry, on the edge of the Green Zone where Iraq's government and the US embassy are located. Witnesses said a limpet-type magnetic mine had been used in the first attack against the armoured vehicle parked at a security checkpoint leading to the Green Zone. The tyres of the vehicle caught fire and the doors were blown out. Minutes after the attacks, Negroponte began his scheduled press conference with Zebari. The latest attacks in the central Salhiyah neighbourhood of Baghdad came despite a tight security cordon and stepped-up checks on vehicles and followed a spate of bombings in the capital last week.Iraqi police say that two blasts in front of the Foreign Ministry have wounded at least five people.

#2: Five civilians were wounded when two mortar shells landed in central Baghdad on Tuesday, an Iraqi police official said. "One of the two mortars landed on a civilian vehicles parking lot in al-Allawi area, central Baghdad, leaving five civilians wounded," the source told Aswat al-Iraq.

Kut:#1: A civilian man was killed by the fire of unidentified gunmen, two of them were wounded in a feud with the killed man's family in eastern Kut city, a police source in Wassit said. "Unidentified gunmen waged an armed attack during the early hours of Tuesady on a family in Anwar al-Sadr area, eastern Kut, leaving one member killed. Two of the gunmen were injured in the clashes," the source told Aswat al-Iraq.

#2: Policemen found two unidentified bodies of a young man and a young woman in the area of al-Ghabat, eastern Kut city, on Tuesday, a police source in Wassit province said.

Mosul: Gunmen killed a shop owner in central Mosul.

#3: Gunmen killed a governmental employee in al Quds neighborhood in Mosul.

#4: Gunmen killed a butcher and injured his son in their shop in Mosul.Northern Iraq

2 comments:

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