31 Killed Friday, 17 early Saturday
On Saturday, guerrillas set off a car bomb in the mixed Sunni-Shiite city of Musayyib. The bomb killed 17 and wounded 16, including 3 policemen.
The explosion at the Shiite mosque was at Balad Ruz, northeast of Baghdad. The bomb was in a vegetable truck. In East Baghdad, guerrillas opened fire at a bakery. Altoghether the two incidents killed about 23 persons.
Guerrillas blew up car bombs or engaged in shootouts in Salahuddin province (where they injured three US soldiers), “west of Baghdad”, where they killed a US solder, and in Talafar, Mosul and Husaybah along the Syrian border.