Updated at 11:15 p.m. EDT Oct. 28, 2007
At least 43 Iraqis
were killed or found dead and 61 more were wounded; another
13 people were kidnapped in separate incidents. No Coalition soldiers were reported
killed. Also, Turkish troops reported killing
20 PKK fighters on their side of the border.
In Baghdad, six
dumped bodies were recovered. Two
people were killed and 13 more were wounded during a bombing in Kadhimiyah.
Ten tribal chiefs, who belong to the Diyala Salvation Council, were kidnapped
in the al-Shabb area; the body
of one of them has already been found. Also, five
people were injured during a car bombing in the Hurriya neighborhood.
A large suicide
bombing rocked Kirkuk, killing
eight people and wounding 28 more. In a separate incident, gunmen injured
a police officer and his bodyguard. Also, an Iraqi Turkman, who is a journalist,
a Sunni Iraqi Islamic Party member and left two others critically injured
in Basra; two others were kidnapped. In a separate incident, security forces
randomly fired upon a demonstration and injured
six graduates from an oil-training institute. Also, an election
official was killed last night.
person was killed and three others were wounded during an IED attack in Baquba.
Also, a mass grave containing 15,
mostly female, bodies was discovered.
In Mosul, gunmen
a sports director and his driver during an armed attack. A recently retired
was killed in a drive-by shooting.
was gunned down in Hawija.
a policeman and a woman
in separate incidents in Kut.
body was found near the Tigris River in Suwayra.
U.S and Iraqi
two gunmen in Mosul, while U.S. forces arrested six suspects in other
locations. Iraqi police detained
five people in Iskandariya.
Karbala has implemented
a number of security measures to ensure the peaceful handover of control of the
province to the Iraqis from U.S. forces. Twenty-four people have been detained
in the city so far, and one hostage was freed.
Meanwhile, Turkish troops killed
20 Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) rebels in southeastern Turkey.
officials are discounting
recent reports concerning the kidnapping of a police chief.
by Margaret Griffis