The news out of Iraq is not good.
Iraq Today is reporting more security incidents in provinces all across Iraq.
The following is a list of security incidents in Iraq in the past 24 hours.
Reported security incidents Baghdad:#1: In the first of the two attacks, three policemen and one civilian were killed when a parked car bomb exploded near a bus station in Baghdad's southern Bayaa neighborhood. A second bomb targeting police and rescue services arriving at the blast site detonated minutes later. There were no reports on casualties from the second blast.#2: In eastern Baghdad, two bombs near a bus station went off simultaneously, killing two civilians and wounding 12 others. Health officials confirmed the death toll.#3: Five civilians were wounded on Tuesday in a sticky bomb explosion in southern Baghdad, according to a security source. “A bomb, stuck to a civilian car, went off in 60 street in al-Doura region, southern Baghdad, injuring five civilians,” the source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.#4: A roadside bomb exploded near a medical complex in the Bayaa district of southwestern Baghdad, killing a policeman and a civilian and wounding six other people, including two policemen, police said. Meanwhile, a farmer was killed in the central Iraqi town of Mayndili when his truck was struck by a roadside bomb inside his farm, said Major Mohammed al-Karkhi, spokesman for police in Diyala province north of Baghdad.
Nassiriya:#1: “Two people escaped from al-Hussein hospital after receiving treatment,” the hospital’s manager, Dr. Sadam al-Taweel, said. “The two person were wounded when they tried to attack a U.S. convoy in southern Nassiriya,” he added.
Basra:#1: Preliminary information assert that five people were killed after attacking U.S. forces in Basra on Sunday (Sept. 5),” head of the security committee, Sajad al-Asadi told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
Tikrit:#1: One civilian was killed and three others were wounded when a thermal bomb hit a U.S. army patrol in central Tikrit city. “The blast occurred yesterday when unknown gunmen threw a thermal bomb on a U.S. army patrol in central Tikrit,” an Iraqi police source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency on Wednesday.
Kirkuk:#1: Two policemen were killed on Wednesday and two civilians wounded when a roadside bomb went off in the southwest of Kirkuk city. “The blast occurred near the al-Zab police station, 85 km southwest of Kirkuk,” a local police source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
Mosul:#1: A second television presenter was killed in Iraq in as many days Wednesday, police said. Sabah al-Khayat was shot dead in front of his house while departing for work at the Al-Mosuliyah satellite television station, where he presents a programme devoted to mosques and shrines in the main northern city of Mosul. "Armed men shot the journalist Sabah al-Khayat in front of his house in central Mosul while he was leaving for work," a police official said, speaking on condition of anonymity.#2: Unknown gunmen killed a woman in central Mosul on Tuesday, according to a security source. “Unknown gunmen killed a woman on Tuesday afternoon (Sept. 7) in al-Akidat region, central Mosul,” the source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
Wednesday, September 8, 2010
Posted by Bill Corcoran at 11:41 PM
Video shows unarmed Marine Engineers under fire. I have no idea why they didn't have weapons, but they are in a helluva a mess. Warning: Strong language.
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Posted by Bill Corcoran at 11:05 PM
The video was filmed in Kunar Province, Afghanistan and shows US soldiers from the 173rd Airborne engaging the Taliban after they attacked their camp in the Kunar Province of Afghanistan.
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Posted by Bill Corcoran at 9:13 AM