Updated at 12:30 a.m. EST, Nov. 18, 2007
At least 69 Iraqis
were killed or found dead and 13 more were wounded in the latest attacks.
The toll includes a mass grave grave found in the capital. No Coalition casualties
In Baghdad, a mass grave containing approximately
corpses, including those belonging
to women and children, was found in the Doura district. Another six
dumped bodies were recovered in other neighborhoods. No
casualties were reported after a car bombing in the Shurta tunnel or
after roadside bombs on Sadoun Street and at al-Jadiriyah Bridge. Two
policemen were wounded during a roadside bombing at the Tayran Square.
huge fire, of unclear origin, erupted
in the oil reserves south of the capital in Latifiya today
was gunned down and a leader from the Iraqi National Dialogue front was abducted.
dumped bodies were discovered.
a policeman and a civilian during an attack in Amara.
Iraqi soldiers were injured during a roadside bombing near Hawija.
leader succumbed to wounds received when he was arrested last month in Diwaniya.
Over 3000 Iraqi troops are participating
in a security operation in the city.
In Diyala, gunmen injured
two members of the 1920 Revolution Brigade.
people were gunned down in Mosul. Also, five
dumped corpses were found.
A roadside bomb targeting an oil well caused
no casualties south of Kirkuk. Also, a bomb exploded at the law college
but caused no casualties;
a second bomb was defused.
In Khanaqeen, a roadside bomb targeted
a brigade commander's convoy but caused no
U.S. forces killed
seven gunmen in central and northern Iraq.
50 detainees were released
due to lack of evidence. British troops released
five more. Meanwhile, Iraqi troops arrested
12 suspects in Diwaniya and captured
13 gunmen in Mosul. Three women were arrested,
also in Diwaniya. During joint U.S.-Iraqi operations in Baquba another
twelve suspects were detained,
and six more were arrested
just north of the city. Also, 35 suspects were captured in Baghdad;
Iraqi soldier was killed and five more were wounded during the operation.
by Margaret Griffis