Updated at 6:20 p.m. EST, Nov. 12, 2007
Once again a private security
company is under investigation
after a fatal shooting in Baghdad. Overall, 36 Iraqis were killed and 17 more
were wounded in various incidents. No Coalition casualties were reported but
a Humvee was destroyed in Baghdad.
In Baghdad, a private security
contractor from U.S.-based DynCorp killed
a taxi driver during an incident in Utafiya on Saturday. A policeman,
who witnessed the incident, said it was unprovoked. Apparently, the driver moved
his car before the convoy has passed completely, and guards in the last vehicle
fired upon him.
Also in the capital, five
dumped bodies were recovered. A U.S. humvee was destroyed
during a bombing on Palestine Street; no casualties figures were released.
A roadside bomb wounded
three people in the Mansour district. In Yarmouk, a bomb planted
under a car wounded
a police lieutenant colonel. Gunmen attacked a police station in the suburb
of Abu Ghraib, where one
gunman and two policemen were killed; two gunmen were also arrested. Mortars
fell on al-Shaab.
Also, heavy security operations continue in Adhamiya.
a tribal chieftain in Tal Afar. Police then killed
four of the attackers and arrested two others.
guards were wounded during a roadside bombing in Tuz Khormato.
In Najaf, two men accused of transporting corpses were arrested.
Also, a gang was captured.
body was found in Hawija.
In Baquba, killed
a professor from the University of Kirkuk. Another
person in the car was also killed and a third victim was injured.
al-Qaeda suspects were killed during continuing clashes in Diyala province.
The latest battle took place in al-Shallalat village.
and a woman were killed during an incident involving U.S. military convoy
in Kirkuk. An IED in a garbage bag harmed
no one. Yesterday, a policeman
was injured during a roadside bombing.
In al-Rashad, a bomb
targeting the police chief failed
to harm anyone.
policeman was killed and three people were injured during a roadside bombing
A bomb injured
three people in al-Raka, south of Samarra.
people were killed in separate incidents in Mosul.
in Basra are warning
displaced families not to travel to the city because of strapped resources. One
person was killed and two homes were burnt during a tribal dispute in al-Zubair.
Also in al-Zubair, gunmen stormed
a mosque and held several people captive before releasing them unharmed.
Iraqi army troops killed
eight suspects and arrested 60 in various locations. In Buhriz, 59 more were
by Margaret Griffis