Updated at 12:40 a.m. EST, Nov. 15, 2007
Once again, U.S. security
contractors have fired upon civilians in Iraq, this time injuring two family members
in Baghdad. Overall, 80 Iraqis were killed and 37 more were wounded. Among
the dead were 22 unidentified people who were buried in Kirkuk. Also one U.S.
soldier was killed today in Baghdad.
U.S. soldier was killed and five more were wounded in an EFP attack in
Baghdad that also left two
Iraqis dead and two more Iraqis wounded. The attack took place near the Green
Zone in the Salhiya neighborhood. Also, a group that is fighting al-Qaeda forces
alongside Coalition troops accused
the U.S. military of killing members of his group during clashes.
dumped bodies were found. Two
people were injured when guards from a U.S. security company opened fire on
a family in an eastern district. Eight
people were wounded during a bombing in al-Binouk. Also, the Association
of Muslim Scholars reported
that guards from the government-run Endowments Department took over their offices
and that their radio channel was shut down.
Local authorities in Kirkuk
reported burying 22
unidentified bodies, four of them belonging to women.
bomber killed two people and wounded six others during a meeting attended
by Sunni Arab tribal sheikhs in Iskandariya.
Iraqi security forces
and suspected al-Qaeda members clashed in Khalis, leaving five
people dead and six more injured.
men were gunned down in Kut.
person was killed and three others were injured during a mortar attack in
A civilian was kidnapped
was found in Bidawa.
A roadside bomb damaged
a U.S. vehicle in al-Ishaqi, but the number of casualties, if any, is unknown.
people were killed and ten more were wounded during a suicide attack on the
home of a local tribal chief north of Hilla in Mulwailha.
civilians were gunned down in a drive-by shooting.
British troops launched
mortars after coming under a Katyusha rocket attack in Basra. No
casualties were reported either at the base or on a home that sustained damage
from the shelling.
U.S. forces killed
25 suspects near Tarmiya and detained 21 more. Iraqi security forces
12 suspects in Baghdad. In Diyala, 30 suspects were detained.
Five members of the al-Sadr movement were arrested
in Karbala; another 48 were detained
later. In Qadisiyah province, seven policemen, who were also Sadrists,
as well. Meanwhile, U.S. forces arrested
an al-Qaeda suspect in Baghdad.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis