Updated at 12:45 p.m EDT, Nov. 7, 2007
At least 52 Iraqis were
killed or found dead 38 more were injured in the latest incidents, which include
the discovery of yet another mass grave near Baquba. A suicide bomber also injured
at least 20 people in Kirkuk. No Coalition servicemember deaths were reported.
A mass grave was found in Hashimiyat. Seventeen
bodies in various states of decomposition were discovered in the area west
of Baquba. Several mass graves have been found recently as security forces take
control of new areas. The victims were possibly kidnapped at fake checkpoints.
In Kirkuk, a suicide
bomber attacked the Kurdistan Democratic Party headquarters and wounded
at least 20 people. A mortar attack in a nearby village left
three wounded. Also, two
escorts were wounded during an assassination attempt on the police chief.
were killed and four people were wounded during a roadside bombing in Suwayra.
Also, gunmen attacked the home of an Iraqi
soldier and killed him.
In Baghdad, six
unidentified bodies were recovered. Gunmen killed
a female teacher during a drive-by shooting in Mansour; mortars in
the same neighborhood caused
material damage. In Doura, a member
of the Iraqi Islamic Party was gunned down. Also, roadside bomb targeting
U.S. vehicles struck Toubchi, Meshtal and twice in Doura
with no casualties reported.
Near the Syrian border in Ba’aj, a car bomb injured
two Iraqi soldiers.
A police department director in Mosul has
his eighth assassination attempt in three months on the job during a roadside
bombing in Zubair. Four
of his guards were injured.
In Dhuluiya, a clerk of
the court was arrested
for attempting to place at bomb at the court and is accused of involvement in
a number of killings and attacks.
corpse was found in Hilla.
In Wassit province, a roadside
two children on a farm road.
children were killed during a mortar attack in Diwaniyah. Their
farther and two brothers were injured as well.
Iraqi forces killed
10 suspects and arrested 59 more in various locations throughout the country.
Meanwhile, U.S. forces killed
three and arrested nine others in northern and central Iraq. Iraqi troops
back by U.S. forces killed
five gunmen near Iskandariyah.
Compiled by Margaret