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November 5, 2007
Monday: 34 Iraqis Killed, 12 Wounded

Updated at 12:20 a.m. EST, Nov. 6, 2007

At least 34 Iraqis were killed and 12 more were wounded during light violence that followed an active Sunday. No Coalition troops were reported killed. Also, the Red Crescent organization issued a new report describing the urgent situation of the 2.3 million internally displaced Iraqis.

The Multi-National Force is reporting that a body found in Iraq does not belong to a missing U.S. soldier. The Iraqi Ministry of Defense had earlier said the body belonged to a soldier who has been missing since May.

In Baghdad, gunmen in Jamiaa killed a Khadhra councilman. A roadside bomb killed one person and wounded four more in Baladiyat. In Zaafaraniyah, a bomb killed 2 people and wounded seven more, including a soldier and a policeman. A civil servant was assassinated in the Ghadeer neighborhood. The body of a kidnapped guard who works for a former Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister was found. Also, three dumped bodies were recovered.

Six bodies were recovered in Mosul. In the evening four more bodies were discovered in the Muthanna neighborhood. Gunmen also killed a government employee in Muthanna.

Gunmen attacked and killed a lieutenant colonel and his escort in Tikrit.

Two doctors were kidnapped as they left a hospital in Baquba.

A British convoy came under attack in Basra, but no casualties were reported. The head of the Environmental Dept. escaped an assassination attempt as well.

A policeman was injured during a roadside bombing in Jalawla.

Two bodies were found between Tikrit and Dour.

No casualites were reported after the U.S. forces at the Balad air base came under mortar attack.

Police arrested four suspects in Karbala, and 51 detainees were released due to lack of evidence.

A policewoman was arrested in Diwaniya.

A school principal was kidnapped in Rashad.

U.S. soldiers killed three people suspected of planting a roadside bomb near Salman Pak. In Buhriz, Joint U.S. and Iraqi troops killed seven suspects and arrested 20 more. Joint troops detained 81 suspects in Suwayra on Friday. Three suspects were arrested in Ramadi. Another 18 were captured in the Kirkuk region. And, eleven Sadrists were also arrested.

In Turkey, two Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) rebels were killed during a Turkish military operation in Sirnak province.

 

Compiled by Margaret Griffis

 
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