Updated at 11:15 p.m. EST, Dec. 4, 2006
At least 89 Iraqis were killed or found dead today and another 10 were wounded
in violent attacks. Also, the weekend death toll for U.S. servicemembers grew
by at least four when a U.S. helicopter made an emergency water landing in Anbar
province. Those deaths are included in Sunday's
In military news, U.S. forces killed
two militiamen during a morning raid in Baghdad. Marines
on foot patrol were attacked in Hasa, but no casualties were reported. A
army base was shelled, but no casualties were reported there either. The
Iraqi army killed
a militiaman in an unspecified location. And the town of Siniya
has been sealed off by U.S. forces trying to quash a militia takeover of
In Baghdad, at least 52
unidentified bodies were recovered between sunset Sunday to sunset Monday;
many bore the usual gunshot wounds and torture marks attributed to sectarian
death squads. Gunmen shot
dead Nabil al Dulaimi, who worked for the Dijla radio station. Also, Iraqi
police thwarted an attempt
to kidnap assistant dean Abdulsalam Al-Samer in the Doura neighborhood;
kidnappers were killed during the rescue. And a five-year-old
girl was killed during an attack on Coalition and police forces in the Doura
In Baquba, three
agricultural engineers and their driver were killed in a drive-by shooting.
man and woman were shot dead in Khalis.
In Mosul, gunmen killed
four policemen. In a separate incident, a suicide bomber wounded
five civilians as well as killing himself during an attack on a U.S. convoy.
And seven bodies
were turned in at the Mosul hospital.
was found shot dead and bearing torture marks in Mahaweel.
In Ramadi, a policeman
was shot dead.
boys, ages 10 and 15, were wounded in Haditha during a clash between militiamen
and coalition forces on Sunday, said authorities today.
was kidnapped from a Sunni mosque in the town of Yathrib.
In Siniya, where U.S. forces have sealed
off the city, and Iraqi soldier opened fire on a group of protesters who
had gathered at a military checkpoint; three
bodies were found in Diyala province.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis