Updated at 1:10 p.m EST, Nov. 21, 2007
A U.K. helicopter crashed
near Salman Pak, killing two
British soldiers and injuring 2 more. At least 71 Iraqis were killed
and 33 more were also wounded in the latest violence. Also, the finance ministry
that Iraq will give Syria $15 million to defray the costs of hosting Iraqi refugees
who fled there to escape violence at home.
In Baghdad, six
bodies were found dumped in different neighborhoods. A car bomb killed
two people and wounded 11 in Bayaa, which saw an attack yesterday.
In Baladiyat, also the scene of an attack yesterday, a roadside bomb wounded
three people; another bomb wounded
another three people later. Gunmen killed
two men in Mansour. No
casualties were reported after rockets hit the Green Zone. Also, gunmen killed
the head of Iraq’s geological department as he was driving on Hifa Street;
man was killed and two more were wounded as well.
of four Iraqi soldiers were brought in to the hospital at Samarra.
They had been tortured and shot in the head. Also, the body
of a police major was found a day after he was abducted.
took place in Haditha. Three
al-Qaeda fighters and a policeman were killed, while five fighters were arrested.
were recovered from the Tigris in Suwayra.
were discovered. They were bound and shot.
shackled bodies were found during operations in the Tigris River Valley.
were also killed and five others arrested.
A car bomb at an outdoor
market in Amiriyat al-Falluja left
one dead and five injured.
In Mosul, a bomb failed
to cause casualties but damaged nearby buildings.
of five people were discovered at a suspected execution site in the Diyala
A weapons cache was found
Near Najaf, a mass
grave containing 13 bodies was found. The grave is believed to date from a
An IED near al-Safra killed
one Iraqi army soldier and wounded five others.
bodies were found in Basra.
brothers were killed and their sister was wounded during an armed attack on
a home south of Baquba in Zighania.
In Othmaniyah, Iraqi
forces killed three
woman was shot to death in an armed attack at her home in Diyala province.
Kirkuk, an IED killed
one Iraqi soldier and three others were wounded.
Iraqi soldiers killed
two suspects and arrested 154 in different locations. Six
suspects were killed in Mosul. In Karbala, 22 suspects were detained,
while 16 were arrested
near Tikrit. Also, an Islamic State in Iraqi leader was captured
in Baiji. Later, two
more suspects were killed in Mosul and two others were arrested.
by Margaret Griffis