10 October Events in Iraq
18:41 Doha. Al Jazeera, report that ten Turkish hostages have been released.
17:18 Baghdad. Al Sadr militia has five days to surrender weapons. Iraqi national security advisor Kassim Daud makes announcement adding that the caretaker government will allocate $500 million to rebuilding Sadr city which has been heavily damaged by US troops.
17:16 Baghdad. Police academy bombing, 10 dead.
16:18 Baghdad. Al Zarqawi claims credit for dual attacks. Responsibility for the bombing of a police academy near the Oil Ministry which killed 17 people and a second bombing targeting a US convoy in the ayyun quarter killing a US serviceman was claimed by a group linked to al-Zarqawi.
15:22 Fallujah. Sheik Abdel Hamid Jaddu says a delegation of civic leaders representing Fallujah is on its way to Baghdad for negotiations with the Defense Minister.
15:21 Baghdad. Bomb targets police, US soldier killed. The bombing of a police training center near the Iraqi Oil Ministry in Baghdad's al-Rasafa quarter killed a US soldier, among other victims.
14:39 Baghdad. "Bigley attempted escape". Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari says Bigley was executed after a likely failed attempt at escape.
13:49 Al-Anbar. US soldier killed. A marine belonging to the 1st Expeditionary Corps was killed in al-Anbar province
13:03 Baghdad. Bigley pled for intervention by Blair moments before execution.
11:31 Baghdad. Carbombing kills civilians. Oil Ministry spokesman Assem Jihad says a nearby police training center was targeted.
11:25 Baghdad. Mortar rounds strike Green Zone.
11:22 Baghdad. Bombers target Iraqi Police Academy, killing 17.
10:16 Baghdad. Two Iraqis killed while placing bomb on the highway between Baghdad and Baquba.
10:15 Baghdad. Bomb hits Oil Ministry, killing 4.
10:12 Baghdad. Rumsfeld makes surprise visit to Iraq. Donald Rumsfeld arrived today at al-Asad airbase, near Haditha, 200 km northwest of Baghdad.