Updated at 7:00 p.m EDT, Nov. 3, 2007
At least 29 Iraqis were
killed and 41 more were wounded during the latest attacks. In Baghdad, three
Iranian pilgrims were wounded as well. Also, two U.S. soldiers were killed
in separate incidents. Meanwhile, tensions with Turkey over the PKK continue.
soldier was killed in a non-combat-related explosion; a second
soldier was wounded. Also, an MND-Center
soldier was killed when an IED blasted her patrol in Baghdad on Thursday.
In Arbil, the regional government shut
down a Kurdistan Democratic Solution Party office because of their alleged
sympathies with the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) rebels. Meanwhile Iraq promised
to hunt down PKK rebels responsible for cross-border attacks in Turkey.
These measures were taken with the hope of preventing a major Turkish military
strike in Iraq.
In Baghdad, four
unidentified bodies were found dumped in as many neighborhoods. Three
Iranian pilgrims were wounded during an armed attack in Kadhamiya.
In southeastern Baghdad, a roadside bomb killed
a man and injured five others, including three police commandos, at the Amana
garage. A roadside bomb in Karrada killed
one soldier and wounded three others. Another bombing, this one in Mansour,
civilian dead and four wounded. A morter round injured
two people in Harthiyah. Also, a U.S. raid resulted in the arrest of
an Iraqi M.P.'s bodyguard; his
son, nephew and a neighbor were killed in the attack.
A roadside bomb
outside a Khalis mosque killed
one person and wounded 10 others. Also, six
dumped bodies were found.
bodies were discovered in Mosul. Also, a Sunni
Endowment employee was gunned down.
In Mahaweel, one
policeman was killed and another was wounded during a roadside bombing.
A roadside bomb in Basra wounded
four guards accompanying a convoy transporting an army leader and the police
chief. Also, the British base and a British patrol came under attack, but no
casualties were reported.
of Wassit University and three guards were wounded when gunmen attacked them
Scorpion Force soldier was killed in Hilla and his murderers were arrested.
policeman was killed in Madaen while three
others were injured during an armed attack in the Baghdad suburb.
five suspects and arrested 10 in northern and central Iraq. Also, 65
gunmen were captured
in Hilla. In Baghdad, security forces arrested
19 suspects and freed two hostages; one
officer was killed and another was wounded, while four
soldiers were wounded.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis