Updated at 12:20 a.m. EST, Nov. 23, 2007
on the Green Zone has American troops there were celebrating the Thanksgiving
holiday. The British base in Basra also received
a round of shelling. At least 66 Iraqis were killed or found dead and another
36 were wounded throughout Iraq. No Coalition deaths were reported.
In Baghdad, the Green Zone was bombarded by mortar fire. Only ten
wounded were officially reported; however, a Reuters witness reported seeing
one dead person.
A roadside bomb wounded
three people in a central neighborhood. In Talbiya, a separate bomb
wounded two more
on a bridge. Two
police commandos were wounded during a bombing in the Jisr Diyala region.
Two Iraqi soldiers were
wounded during an IED attack near al-Zawra park. One
Iraqi soldier was injured during a grenade attack that was perpetrated by
minors in Mansour. Also, four
dumped bodies were found.
Gunmen south of Baghdad in Hor Rijab
two Iraqi soldiers then stole their humvees and used them to attack and kill
18 rival Sunnis belonging to an Awakening Council.
Clashes near Baquba
in Qalaat al-Qassab left 19
al-Qaeda fighters dead. Two
civilians were killed and another three wounded in the crossfire.
civilians were killed and 12 others were wounded, including two policemen,
during a car bombing in a southern neighborhood. A roadside bomb killed
a policemen and wounded a second one. Also, the decapitated
body of a university lecturer from Tikrit was was found here.
was found near Hilla.
In Kirkuk, a municipal
council member was shot and killed by gunmen in a passing vehicle. Also, a
casualties were reported during an indirect fire attack on the British base
in Basra. A civilian
was gunned down near his home. Gunmen killed
a former Baathist. Also, four
Mahdi gunmen were killed after they attacked a family for not marrying off
their daughter to one of the men.
tribesmen were killed during clashing between rival tribes over a plot of
land in Wassit province.
An Iraqi soldier was abducted
In Najaf, a former
Baathist was gunned down.
Iraqi soldiers killed
a man seen planting a roadside bomb near Mandali, while a civilian
was killed downtown.
Coalition forces killed
one suspect and arrested ten in northern and central Iraq. Ten suspects
near Ramadi. Also, 35 suspects were captured in Kerbala, including three
people planting a bomb.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis