Updated at 12:15 a.m. EST, Nov. 12, 2007
At least 35 Iraqis
were killed and 21 more wounded during a day of light violence. No Coalition
troops were reported killed, but an incident in Baquba may have resulted in some
casualties. Also, over 200 suspects were arrested and 340 policemen fired in other
In Baghdad, a suicide
bomber killed a 12-year old girl and wounded four other Iraqis in Baladiyat;
a nearby U.S. convoy suffered no injuries. In Mansour, five
people were injured when gunmen lobbed a grenade at their minibus. In Bayaa,
a roadside bomb killed
one person and injured a second. A roadside bomb injured no one during an
attack on a U.S. patrol on Palestine Street. Also, four
dumped bodies were found.
Gunmen attacked the Technical Institute in
Baquba where they killed
one student, injured a second, and kidnapped two more. Three
dumped bodies were found. Also, a bomb blasted
a U.S.-Iraqi convoy, leaving two dead and two injured, but the nationalities of
the casualties were not specified.
Villagers in the Khalis region
five al-Qaeda members, including three leaders, during clashes.
person was killed and six others were wounded when Coalition troops at Camp
Echo returned fire after a missile attack.
was found in al-Qasim. The victim had been shot in the head.
Karbala, 340 policemen were fired
for either negligence or militia activities, including
the head of police intelligence.
The governor of Ninewah province and the
chief of police of Mosul survived
a double assassination attempt.
The head of Wajihiyah village also
survived an assassination attempt, but two
of his guards were injured in the incident.
Police blew up a home
in Muqdadiyah during a controlled
More than 200 suspects were detained
during a joint U.S.-Iraqi operation in northern Iraq. Fourteen more suspects
were arrested in Baghdad; one
policeman was killed and two more were wounded during security operations.
Iraqi troops killed
seven gunmen and arrested 39 others throughout Iraq. Also, a Sadrist leader
was arrested in Diwaniya, and U.S. forces killed
nine suspects west of Samarra two days ago.
Compiled by Margaret