Today in Iraq, 29 August 2011

Reuters reports (via

BAGHDAD – Three policemen on a foot patrol were killed by armed men in a speeding car in eastern Baghdad, according to hospital and police officials.

FALLUJA – A parked car bomb went off in the centre of Falluja city, 50 km (32 miles) west of Baghdad, targeting an Iraqi army patrol, wounding seven soldiers and nine civilians sitting in a nearby cafe, according to local police.

MOSUL – A parked car bomb killed an Iraqi soldier and wounded nine people, including a traffic policeman, when it went off in the northern outskirts of Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

MOSUL – Police found the body of a young man with gunshot wounds to his head and chest in the western outskirts of Mosul, police said.

BAGHDAD – A roadside bomb went off and wounded five people, including two policemen, in the Zaafaraniya district of south-eastern Baghdad, an Interior Ministry source said.

BAGHDAD – A parked car bomb blew up near a mosque in south-western Baghdad late on Sunday, killing one person and wounding eight others, an Interior Ministry source said. (Compiled by Baghdad bureau)

Quote of the day:

Scrawled on the shitter door, “Reason # 25 for ‘Why I can’t wait to go home’; My roommate’s hourly masturbation schedule. You would think a Major wouldn’t have that amount of time…or himself… on his hands…”

It has been 3,086 days since the Invasion of Iraq.


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