July 2005 in Iraq

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July 2005 in Iraq
US Casualties

July 14th-  A sports utility vehicle was driven by a suicide bomber into a crowd of children who had surrounded a US patrol.  A total of 27 Iraqis most of them children. A suicde bomber blew himself up in the Northern City of Kirkurk.  The bombing took place in frot of the Rafiddain Bank where a crowd of retirees were waiting to cash their pension checks.  A total of 22 peole were killed and 80 were wounded.

July 15th- The Muslim Sabbath was shattered by a series of eight suicide bombers.  The first attack occurred at 8AM and the lasted until 8PM.  A total of 22 people were killed in this wave of attacks

July 17th- In one of the most horrific suicide bombings of the Iraqi conflic a suicide bomber blew himself up under  a fuel tanker in the Musayyib a poor town south of Baghdad.  In the ensuing fire storm 71 people died and 156 were wounded.  The horrific nature of the bombing- prompted the Iraqis Shite spiritual leader to ask the Iraqi government to 'to defend this country against the mass annihilation”.

July 17th- In one of the most horrific suicide bombings of the Iraqi conflict a suicide bomber blew himself up under  a fuel tanker in the Musayyib a poor town south of Baghdad.  In the ensuing fire storm 71 people died and 156 were wounded.  The horrific nature of the bombing- prompted the Iraqis Shite spiritual leader to ask the Iraqi government to 'to defend this country against the mass annihilation”.

July 24th- Nine American soldiers werre killed in two seperate attacks on US troops.

July 25th- On the same day that Sunni leaders agreed to resume talks on a new constitution a suicide bomber drove an explosive laden truck into a police station.  A total of 25 people were killed and another 33 wounded.