Updated at 1:00 a.m. EST, Nov. 29, 2007
At least 14 Iraqis
were killed and 52 more were wounded in the latest reports of violence in
Iraq. No Coalition deaths were announced. In odd news, the family of an Iraqi
journalist living in Jordan is now denying
that 11 members of their family were assassinated a couple days ago in Baghdad.
Also, refugees are streaming
back into Iraq from Syria at a greater rate than they are leaving. Despite the
rosier picture, journalists say
that Baghdad is still dangerous.
A mortar attack near Haditha in the town
of al-Haqlaniyya left five
civilians dead and 30 others wounded.
Iraqi soldiers wounded
four bodyguards working for the state minister for tribal affairs during a
stop at a checkpoint in al-Harthiya. Police reported that an argument between
the convoy members and the checkpoint operators turned into a full-blown clash.
In Baghdad, a roadside bomb wounded
four people, including two Iraqi soldiers, in Mansour. At the Shurta
Tunnel another bomb wounded
three civilians. Also, three
dumped bodies were found. Yesterday, a gunbattle left 10
wounded in Saidiya.
In Mosul, a policeman
was gunned down in the al-Karamah neighborhood. A second policeman
was injured during an armed attack in the Palestine neighborhood.
killed a man at
a used car dealership in Hawija.
Iraqi soldiers killed
four suspects and arrested 27 more in various locations. Five gunmen
in Diwaniya. Also, police detained
16 men near Kirkuk in al-Rashad. Meanwhile, a U.S. general said
he wants a reduction in the number of detainees in Iraqi jails. Sunni leaders
say many are being held without charge.
Compiled by Margaret