Updated at 6:20 p.m. EST, Nov. 27, 2006
A curfew that followed a massacre in Sadr City on Thursday was completely
lifted today. As clashes resumed in Baghdad, 109 Iraqis were killed or
found dead and another 70 wounded during incidents in the capital and elsewhere
today. A United States Air Force F-16CG
crashed northwest of Baghdad this afternoon; the fate of the pilot is
unknown. Also, French authorities reported that a French
intelligence officer was killed and another wounded on Nov. 21 in Iraq.
An Iraqi Interior Ministry source reported that U.S. forces conducted a raid
in the Baghdad neighborhood of Husainiya. At
least five were killed and eight wounded in the incident, but other reports
place the casualties higher. In Ramadi, U.S. forces killed
two suspected rebels and injured
four people, including three boys, in separate incidents reported by U.S.
Small arms attacks resumed apace in the capital: Gunmen attacked a municipal
office in central Baghdad, where they
killed one guard and abducted three people. Six
officers were wounded when gunmen attacked their patrol in the Doura neighborhood.
policemen were wounded in a nearby attack shortly afterwards. On a busy
street in central Baghdad, gunmen killed
six people and wounded three others. Two
Mahdi Army members were killed in a clash with gunmen. Gunmen also kidnapped
Police Captain Abdul-Qadir Abbas.
Also in Baghdad, mortar rounds fell near the Diyala Bridge area, killing
three and wounding 15 others. Sixty
bodies were found in Baghdad and just north of the capital, another
five bodies were discovered.
Near Dujail, gunmen attacked a police checkpoint. They abducted
eight policemen, but a ninth
officer escaped with wounds. When a pair of policemen arrived later, the
one and wounded a second officer.
a bridegroom and his mother in Mosul on his wedding day.
During clashes in Tal Afar, three
policemen and a gunman were killed.
major was killed in Baiji as he was trying to dismantle a roadside bomb.
Near Mahmudiya, no casualties were reported after a bomb
exploded under an oil pipeline.
on an oil storage facility in Kirkuk also produced no casualties.
In Haswa, the bodies
of four people were found bound and shot.
A gunman shot
dead a mobile phone shop owner and planted bombs in the establishment. Four
were killed and 25 wounded when those bombs exploded. A roadside bomb killed
another four people.
The former mayor of Buhriz
was assassinated north of Baghdad.
ministry employees were killed in Khalis.
And a house painter was shot
dead in Baquba.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis