Updated at 5:30 p.m. EST, Nov. 10, 2007
At least 58 Iraqis
were killed and 35 more were wounded in various attacks. A major clash left
33 dead in Samarra, though some of the fighters were foreign. One
MND-North soldier was killed and three more were wounded during an explosion
in Diyala province. Meanwhile, the Iraqi government is moving to closer to passing
an anti-immunity law that could cause foreign contractors to end operations there.
Near Samarra, Islamic Army troops killed
up to 18 people during clashes with al-Qaeda elements. Fifteen
army troops and villagers were also killed. The Islamic Army is a Sunni militia
group that has joined forces with U.S. troops to rid Iraq of al-Qaeda fighters.
They said some of the fighters were foreign.
In Baghdad, six
dumped bodies were found in as many neighborhoods. An explosion near a minibus
two people and wounded nine in Baladiyat. In Bayaa, gunmen wounded
two people riding in a car. A bomb near a petrol station in Bab al-Sharji
wounded. In western Baghdad, gunmen killed
a motorist, but the other passengers were uninjured. A car bomb in Tayaran
square failed to
cause injuries. Also, the Interior Ministry was infiltrated
and almost 200 weapons were stolen.
passengers were killed and 16 more were wounded, including women and children,
when a bomb targeting a minibus in the Boursa neighborhood was detonated
in Mosul. Gunmen killed
an Iraqi army officer near his home in al-Kafaat.
soldier was killed when a bomb blew up under his Humvee in Muqdadiyah.
In Balad Ruz, two
policemen were killed and five others were wounded during a bomb attack on
their patrol car.
Clashes in al-Uhaimer village left an Iraqi
soldier and two gunmen dead.
a bakery worker in Baquba. Iraqi police freed
a kidnap victim after giving chase to the abductors. Also four
dumped bodies were recovered.
In Azim, a policeman
was gunned down.
casualties were reported after a Katyusha rocket attack on the Basra
home of an Iraqi parliamentarian. The Manjoun oil field was also attacked.
set fire to an oil pipeline near Riyadh. No
casualties were reported but it took several hours to put the fire out.
person was abducted
U.S. forces arrested
10 people in northern Iraq. Five members of the Islamic Party in Iraq were
In Baghdad, 38 suspects were arrested; one
Iraqi soldier was killed and four others were wounded.
by Margaret Griffis