7 May 2007 events in Iraq and in the region
13:54 Diyala. A Russian journalist, Dmitri Shebotayev, was killed along with 6 US troops by a roadside bomb yesterday. He was working for the Russian edition of Newsweek.
10:37 Ramadi: Dual carbombing, at least 20 are dead and 40 wounded.
09:47 Khalis. 31 bodies recovered in the last 24 hours.
08:38 Kirkuk. 4 Iraqis arrested for seeking to blow up oil pipeline supplying Turkey. They were assembling a bomb with 320 lbs. of explosives when discovered.
06:37 Kabul. Two US soldiers were shot dead with a handgun this morning in Afghanistan by a man dresssed in a Afghani Army uniform as they left the maximum security prison of Pul-i-Charkhi, in the eastern suburb of Kabul. Another two US soldiers were wounded.