Irakin turvallisuustilanne on paranemaan päin, ja siviiliuhrien määrä laskee, kertovat viranomaiset.
Tässä eiliset tapahtumat Reutersin mukaan:
”BAGHDAD – Poland’s ambassador to Iraq was wounded in a bomb attack on his diplomatic convoy in Baghdad, which killed a bodyguard and a passerby, officials said. BAQUBA – Three people were killed, including a girl student, during clashes between police and gunmen in Baquba, 65 km (40 miles) north of Baghdad, police said. * BAGHDAD – A car bomb in central Baghdad killed two people and wounded five. * BAGHDAD – U.S. Apache helicopters fired at a vehicle carrying five suspected insurgent bombers, killing all five, the U.S. military said. * BAGHDAD – Police said a roadside bomb targeted a U.S. patrol just outside the Green Zone in central Baghdad. There were no immediate reports of casualties. * BAQUBA – A mortar attack in Baquba killed three people and wounded 10, police said. * BAGHDAD – Six bodies were found across Baghdad on Wednesday, police said. KHALIS – Gunmen kidnapped 13 people at a fake checkpoint in the town of Khalis, 50 km (80 miles) north of Baghdad, a security source said. TIKRIT – Gunmen attacked a police patrol, killing a police captain and wounding two others in Tikrit, 175 km (110 miles) north of Baghdad, police said. ISHAQI – The body of a lieutenant in the traffic police was found in Ishaqi, 100 km (60 miles) north of Baghdad, police said. KIRKUK – A roadside bomb killed one policeman and wounded another when it targeted their patrol in northern Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad, police said. IFACH – Gunmen killed the local senior figure in Supreme Iraqi Islamic Council, on Tuesday in town of Ifach, near Diwaniya, 180 km (112 miles) south of Baghdad, police said. ISKANDARIYA – Gunmen killed a man when they sprayed him with bullets from their car in Iskandariya, 40 km (25 miles) south of Baghdad, on Tuesday, police said. BAGHDAD – The Iraqi army killed two gunmen and arrested 33 others across Iraq in the last 24 hours, the ministry of defence said. BAGHDAD – U.S. forces killed six gunmen and arrested two others during operations on Monday and Tuesday in central Iraq, U.S. military said. FALLUJA – One person was killed and four others were wounded when an rocket targeted their houses in central Falluja, 50 km (32 miles) west of Baghdad, police said.”