Updated at 12:25 p.m. EDT, Nov. 2, 2007
At least 61 Iraqis
were killed and 45 more were wounded during a series a bombings in the capital
and elsewhere. Also, three American servicemembers were killed in separate
GIs were killed and two more were wounded during an explosion in Ninewah
soldier was killed in a separate explosion in Salah ad Din province.
A truck bomb targeting an army base in Saadiya killed
five and wounded 18 others, including soldiers. Another explosion, as well
as a suicide
bomber, was reported.
In Baghdad, a roadside bomb in Binoog
people and wounded seven others, including the mayor
of the Azamiyah neighborhood. In al-Wathiq Square another bomb wounded
four people. A man
was gunned down in Mansour. In the al-Saidiya neigbhorhood gunmen
wounded three people
and one policeman. Also, five
dumped bodies were found in several neigbhorhoods.
The police chief
in Balad Ruz escaped a roadside bomb attack unharmed, but six
guards were killed and eight more were wounded. Two
more policemen were killed and two others were wounded during a separate bombing
targeting police forces.
of a university professor was found in Kirkuk.
bomber was shot dead near a hospital in Tal Afar.
a bomb left one
child dead and two others wounded.
North of Basra in al-Maqal,
gunmen riding a motorcycle killed
the brother of a prominent Madhi Army member. During a similar incident last
night in nearby al-Hussein, a Mahdi
Army member was gunned down by motorcycle-riding gunmen.
three people, including two soldiers.
U.S. troops killed
about 14 suspects and arrested
118 more in central and northern Iraq. Meanwhile, Iraqi forces killed
13 suspects in Khalis.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis