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November 29, 2007
Thursday: 2 GIs, 30 Iraqis Killed; 48 Iraqis Wounded

Updated at 11:57 p.m. EST, Nov. 29, 2007

At least 30 Iraqis were killed and 48 more were wounded in the latest attacks. In Baghdad, over 100 tribal chiefs staged a peaceful protest over the deteriorating conditions in Diyala province. Also, an MND-B soldier was killed during a small arms attack in western Baghdad, and a Marine was killed near al-Asad.

Twelve people were killed and 25 more were wounded during a rocket attack north of Baquba on the village of al-Salam.

In Baghdad, one person was killed and five others were wounded during a roadside bombing near a minibus on Palestine Street. A separate roadside bomb blasted a minibus at al-Andalus Square, wounding five people. Two bombs were discovered at a compound belonging to a top Sunni leader. Officials are worried about a new cholera outbreak in the city. The first Iraqis refugees returning from Syria arrived and were greeted with cash gifts. Also, six dumped bodies were recovered.

Two men were killed in Kirkuk during a drive-by shooting.

In Tikrit, gunmen killed the councilor of the al-Zohour district. No casualties were reported after a bomb was hurled at the home of the council head of al-Jamaaiya. Other council heads have received threats as well.

A car bomb in Mosul wounded two officers.

Two bodyguards were wounded when gunmen opened fire on the head of Hibhib police.

Mortars injured two policemen at the al-Salam police station in Baquba.

Two people were wounded during a roadside bombing in Kanaan.

In Muqdadiyah, two people were injured during a mortar attack.

Two soldiers were injured during a roadside bombing in Kharbat Aziz.

A roadside bomb near Riyadh injured one Iraqi army officer.

Two Iraqi soldiers were killed by a roadside bomb near the Iranian border at Bamo.

Gunmen injured a mayor in Hawija and killed his bodyguard.

Near Albu Ajeel, gunmen killed the son of a local sheikh.

Fourteen people were kidnapped from a fake checkpoint at Albo Shahen.

U.S. troops killed two gunmen and arrested five others in Khan Bani Saad, while dispatching three more gunmen south of Baghdad. Iraqi soldiers killed one gunman and detained another 47 in different locations. U.S. forces captured seven more.

 

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