Updated at 6:40 p.m. EST, Nov. 29, 2006
Today, at least 83 Iraqis were killed or found dead and 61 were wounded
in separate incidents across Iraq. Also, U.S. military sources reported on the
of an American soldier from "enemy action" in Anbar province.
U.S. soldier was killed and a third GI wounded yesterday when a roadside
bomb blasted their vehicle in Salah ad Din province. The GI death toll for
November now stands at 65 dead; however, the fate of a downed pilot in Anbar
Meanwhile, Coalition forces reported killing
eight suspected al Qaeda fighters and two women in Baquba, and Iraqi army
three gunmen in unspecified locations in Iraq.
In Baghdad, although gunfire
rang out in the city, bombs were the favored mode of attack today: A bomb
targeting a police patrol as it passed near a crowded parking lot killed
two people and wounded seven others. In the Shurta al Rabi’a neighborhood,
a suicide car bomber killed
one police commando and wounded seven others. One
person was killed and eight others wounded in a car bomb attack in the Karrada
district. And three
policemen were wounded when a roadside bomb blasted their patrol at Uqba
Bin Nafie road junction.
Other events in the capital included the recovery of 52
bodies in scattered locations; they were shot dead and many bore evidence
of torture. Also, mortars fell near the health ministry building, wounding
two civilians, and in Shula, injuring
In Kirkuk, an assistant undersecretary for the Interior Ministry survived
an assassination attempt. Ahmad Khalaf’s convoy was bombed while he was visiting
relatives in the city. No
casualties were reported.
A suicide car bomber killed
one person and wounded 23 others in Mosul.
Southwest of Samarra, a car bomb killed
four policemen and wounded six other people.
Five gunmen were killed
during an attack on a police station in central Baquba.
In an unspecified town in Salah ad Din province, two
policemen were killed and two others wounded in an attack on a police checkpoint.
And in Diwaniya, police found the body
of a teacher who was kidnapped on Tuesday.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis