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November 4, 2007
Sunday: 93 Iraqis Killed, 67 Wounded

Updated at 10:40 p.m EST, Nov. 4, 2007

At least 93 Iraqis were killed or found dead and another 67 were wounded in the latest violence. Among the incidents was the discovery of a mass grave near Ramadi, and the shooting death of an Iranian pilgrim near Baghdad. Also, no Coalition soldiers were reported killed.

Near Ramadi, Iraqi security forces discovered a mass grave containing approximately 40 corpses and dozens of civilians cars believed to have been seized by al-Qaeda connected militants.

In Baghdad, four dumped bodies were recovered. An IED in Harithiya left one policeman dead and six others wounded. Two people were wounded in the Karrada Mariam neighborhood. In Saidiya, gunmen killed two female principals at different area schools. A Finance Ministry adviser and his driver were gunned down in Jamiaa. Also, the Iraqi army, with U.S. support, captured 12 suspects in the Adhamiya neighborhood; however, the Sunni Association of Muslim Scholars condemned the raid, which occurred at a religious college. Thirteen more suspects were arrested in western Baghdad.

A car bomb in Samarra killed five and wounded 15, including policemen; a second bomb was defused.

Two suicide bombers wounded a combined 19 people in the Bab Sinjar area, near Mosul.

Near Hibhib, three Peshmerga troops were killed and five more were wounded during an attack.

A car bomb in Tikrit killed three people and wounded 13 others. A child was among the dead. Also, three bodies, including one belonging to a police lieutenant colonel, were found.

Motorcycle-riding gunmen killed a policeman west of Kut yesterday. Also, the wife of a police officer was kidnapped in a separate incident in the city.

Police in Garma arrested 30 suspects and discovered three decomposed bodies.

A decapitated corpse was recovered in Abbasi.

One soldier was killed and three more were wounded in Khalis. A child was killed and a woman was injured during a mortar attack. Also, nine bodies were discovered.

Near Muqdadiyah, a policeman was killed in a drive-by shooting.

One woman was killed and another was injured in Abu Saida

Gunmen killed a woman in Seif Saad.

A body was found in Baquba.

Near Baquba, a blast at a house killed a woman and a girl in a neighboring home; a man was also injured. A roadside bomb near town killed one person, and a severed head was found nearby.

Near Baghdad, an Iranian pilgrim was killed during an armed attack near a passenger bus. A woman was also injured during the incident.

British troops in Basra destroyed a missile launching facility in the al-Shoala area. No casualties were reported.

Four people were killed during clashes in Buhriz.

A joint U.S.-Iraqi force raided a funeral in Diwaniya and arrested 23 suspects. Two people were detained earlier in a separate incident.

Also, tensions over the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) have now left one dead and four wounded in northeastern Syria during a demonstration. Thousands of Kurds attended a funeral for the dead youth. Kurds populate regions in Syria, Iraq, Turkey, Iran and Armenia. Meanwhile, eight Turkish soldiers held by PKK rebels were released.

 

Compiled by Margaret Griffis

 
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