Updated at 12:50 p.m. EST, Nov. 25, 2007
A surge in bombings continues
in Baghdad and Mosul. Overall, 37 Iraqis were killed and 64 more were injured
in the latest attacks. Also, a U.S.
soldier succumbed, on Thanksgiving Day, to wounds received in a roadside
bombing earlier in November.
In Baghdad, five
bodies were found dumped in as many neighborhoods throughout the city. A car
bomb near the Health Ministry in Muadham left nine
dead and 30 injured. A roadside bomb injured
two civilians in Waziriya; when security forces arrived on the scene
a second bomb killed
one soldier and wounded six more. Also, a car bomb was defused
in Zaafaraniya and mortars struck
an American base in Baladiyat, but no casualties were reported in either incident.
A bombing in a southeatern neighborhood blasted a truck carrying blast walls;
people were killed and six others were wounded.
Gunmen in Mosul
killed a member
of the Iraqi Islamic Party (IIP). Also, a roadside bomb targeting a U.S. patrol
wounded six Iraqis
In Fallujah, a policeman
was wounded during an attack; his attackers were captured.
an Iraqi security contractor in Basra. Also three
dumped bodies were found. No
casualties were reported during an attack on British troops. Also, a criminal
courts employee was
shot and killed.
In al-Munazla, a roadside bomb targeting an
Iraqi patrol failed
to harm anyone.
was wounded during an armed attack in Riyadh.
a civilian in Hawija.
In Diyala, a roadside bomb killed
one Iraqi and injured six more who work for the Iranian Mojahdi Khalq organization.
bomber killed on Iraqi soldier and wounded five others at an al-Zab
checkpoint. Three soldiers are missing.
In Samarra, eight
gunmen were killed after they opened fire on Coalition forces. Two
more blew themselves up after they were ordered to exit their vehicle.
U.S. forces captured
three suspects in Rashdiya and 24 more
in other locations. A rogue Mahdi Army leader was arrested in Khalis. Eight
in Diyala. In Baghdad, 21 suspects were rounded-up.
Iraqi soldier was killed during security operations.
by Margaret Griffis