Updated at 11:30 p.m. EDT, Oct. 25, 2007
At least 65 Iraqis
were killed and 30 more were wounded in the latest violence. Tensions also
continue at the Turkish border. And, the Sadrist bloc urged
Mahdi Army members throughout the country to give up their arms.
with Kurdistan Worker’s Party (PKK) rebels in southeastern Turkey. One
Turkish soldier was wounded. The rebels reportedly withdrew into Iraq taking their
dead and wounded with them.
In Baghdad, a Sunni
schoolteacher was shot to death. Also, five
dumped bodies were recovered.
dumped bodies were found in Baquba. Mortars in the al-Ujeimi
area destroyed a home and killed
four children. Also, seven
people were killed and 26 others were injured in separate attacks.
Shelling in Khalis left
two women and two children dead.
In Mosul, gunmen killed
a civilian in the al-Tank neighborhood. In al-Mithaq, a roadside
one person. Also, two
bodies were found in western Mosul.
was killed in Kufa when police shot at a car refusing to stop at a
In Mahaweel, a roadside bomb killed
a motorist, and a body
was killed and another wounded during an armed attack in a village near Suwayra.
A man was wounded
during a mortar attack in Iskandariya. At least two
other people were injured by mortars also.
Four men were arrested
as they were trying to plant a roadside bomb near Karbala.
arrest warrants were issued
for 50 policemen, including officers, suspected of having links to "terrorist
Thousands of people in Missan province took to
the streets demanding
better protection for all Iraqis but particularly those in Sadr City, Karbala
person was killed during a roadside bombing in Hilla.
bodies were recovered from unspecified locations throughout Iraq.
three suspects during operation in central Iraq, while Iraqi soldiers
and arrested 65 others in unspecified locations. Iraqi police arrested
nine suspects in Hawija. One
Iraqi soldier was killed during security operations.
by Margaret Griffis