Updated at 7:25 p.m. EST, Dec. 7, 2006
At least 11
U.S. servicemembers died in three separate incidents in Iraq on Wednesday.
soldier died on Thursday from wounds received on Wednesday. Meanwhile,
at least 93 Iraqis were killed or found dead, 114 more were wounded, and
10 were kidnapped in several violent events. Also, military authorities
reported that another soldier
was killed on Dec. 3 in Baghdad. And, the bipartisan Iraq Study Group
its recommendations on how the United States should proceed in Iraq.
American troops were killed in Anbar Province and another
five were killed in a Kirkuk. Both incidents occurred today and were
the result of separate roadside bomb attacks. Another U.S.
soldier was shot dead while manning a machine gun nest in Ramadi and
a 12th; three
other people were wounded and 14
militiamen killed during ensuing clashes. The U.S. military also announced
the death of a soldier
who was killed in Baghdad on Dec.3.
In other military news, a British
soldier was injured during a clash between gunmen and British troops
in Basra; earlier, mortars blasted the British base at the Shatt al Arab hotel,
casualties were reported. A U.S airstrike killed
one suspected militiaman in Khanaqin, and another detainee
died of natural causes at Camp Cropper.
The violence continued apace today in Baghdad: At least
48 bodies were recovered throughout the city. Clashes in a western section
erupted after mortars injured
five people in the mostly Sunni Adil neighborhood. At the al
Haraj market in central Baghdad, mortars killed
10 people and wounded 54 others. Mortars also fell in western Baghdad, injuring
two. A suicide
bomber detonated his cargo on a minibus in the Sadr City district; three
people were killed and 16 wounded there. A bomb planted on Mohammed al Qassem
nine people. Another bomb targeting a police patrol in east Baghdad found
victims. In western Baghdad, gunmen broke into a school and killed
the headmaster. And gunmen also injured
Brig. Gen. Muhsin al-Yassri and killed his
driver in a drive-by shooting in the Mansour neighborhood; he is the Higher
Education Ministry’s security chief.
of three bound and blindfolded gunshot victims were discovered on a street
A bomb exploded inside an Iskandariya shop; the owner
and three others were killed, 12 were wounded.
dead a police captain and injured one in his retinue in Hawija.
A bomb blast outside the Khalis hospital was immediately followed by a drive-by
shooting that left three
dead and four wounded. Three children were among the wounded. One
person was killed and eight injured when gunmen attacked a minibus north
of the city.
Gunmen seriously wounded
Mohammad Haidar Suleiman of Mosul University. Also, the beheaded
body of army officer Captain Wa'ad Mohammad Ghazal was found.
While they were driving towards Kirkuk, a man
and woman were shot dead. Also, a
body bearing gunshot wounds was recovered in town.
Late Tuesday in Suwayra, falling mortar rounds killed
one person and injured two others.
At least 10
civilians were abducted from a Muqdadiyah bus station.
Also, the situation in Siniya continues to be tense. Casualty
numbers remain unreported.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis