Updated at 12:59 a.m. EST, Nov. 29, 2006
As media outlets in the United States debated
today over which terms to use to describe the violent situation in Iraq, 76
Iraqis were killed or found dead and another 100 wounded. Also, a U.S.
Marine was reported killed and the death
of an American pilot remains unconfirmed.
The U.S. military reported today that a Marine
was killed in combat on Monday in Anbar province. However, the American
pilot whose plane crashed in Anbar yesterday still has not been found. Although
witnesses claimed to have seen a body, it was missing when U.S. forces arrived
to investigate. In Ramadi, five
girls and another Iraqi died during a clash between U.S. forces and gunmen;
girl was injured. Also, an Interior Ministry source reported that U.S. forces
had raided a mosque in Baghdad’s Doura neighborhood and wounded
At least 50
unidentified bodies were found in Iraq, 36
of those were found in the capital.
In Baghdad, a car bomb near the Yarmouk hospital killed
four and wounded forty. Seven mortars rocked the western neighborhood of
Ghazaliya and wounded
In Kirkuk, a suicide bomber detonated his explosive vest while standing next
to a convoy carrying the provincial governor. One passerby
was killed and another 19
people were injured. In a separate incident, a civilian
was injured when a bomb blew up in a central neighborhood.
killed two people near a government office and
three people near a garage in central Baquba. A policeman
was also shot dead in the Tahrir neighborhood, and a
civilian was killed in the Muhandiseen area. Six
people were also wounded in scattered parts of the city.
Three people were killed and
four injured when a roadside bomb exploded in Balad Ruz.
A roadside bomb wounded
two police officers in Mosul.
were injured when they entered a booby-trapped house in Tal Afar.
And, in Mahmudiya, gunmen attacking a water treatment plant killed
Compiled by Margaret Griffis