Iraqi soldiers secure a street in a show of force in a militia stronghold that has seen some of the fiercest fighting in the southern city of Basra some 550 kilometers (about 340 miles) south of Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, April 2, 2008. The Basra joint operations center announced that a gun battle broke out during a raid and an Iraqi army vehicle was set on fire. (AP Photo/Nabil al-Jurani)
Baghdad (AP) A suicide bomber has killed at least seven people at an Iraqi army checkpoint in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul.
In the south, Iraqi police report six civilians are dead in an Airstrike in Basra. The U.S. military says it knows of only one person being killed, a militant.