Updated at 11:55 p.m. EST, Nov. 30, 2007
An otherwise quiet prayer
day was marked by the detention of dozens of people associated with a Sunni leader.
Five U.S. soldiers
were injured during a controlled detonation of a car bomb found at the politician’s
Baghdad office. Two U.S soldiers were killed in separate incidents elsewhere.
Overall, at least 21 Iraqis were killed and another nine were wounded throughout
the country. Also, a mass
abduction took place in Khalis.
soldier was killed during combat near Baquba today. Also, the DOD reported
that a U.S.
soldier was killed in a non-hostile vehicular accident on Wednesday in
Dozens of people were detained following the discovery of a car
bomb near the Baghdad office of leading Sunni lawmaker Adnan al-Dulaimi.
The politician and his son are among those being questioned under suspicion of
involvement with the car bomb. Five
U.S. soldiers were wounded during the controlled detonation of the vehicle.
Another Iraqi bystander
was injured. Also, two
Iraqis were wounded as one of al-Dulaimi’s bodyguards fled the scene. One
of al-Dulaimi’s guards allegedly possessed the keys to the vehicle.
in Baghdad, three
dumped bodies were recovered. Mortars injured
two people in the Abu Dsheer neighborhood. Also, the Iraqi journalist
who claimed that 11 members of his family were killed on Monday has recanted
Iraqi security forces members were killed during an attack hear Khalis
at al-Tahwiela. Thirty
other people were kidnapped. During a separate U.S. raid dozens of al-Qaeda
suspects were killed
or detained in the city.
policemen were killed during a car bombing in al-Shurqat.
killed a police captain and two policemen as they entered his Duluiya
home to arrest him.
In Kirkuk, a mortar shell injured
two children in the Tarkalan district. A restaurant
owner was gunned down. At least one
other person was killed as well.
casualties were reported when gunmen blew up a fuel pipeline in Mosul.
Police arrested three kidnappers and freed
their hostage in Karbala.
casualties were reported when the British base in Basra came under
mortar attack. Four detainees were freed.
people were killed and two were injured during shelling in Hibhib.
suspect was killed and 17 more were arrested during U.S. raids in several
Also, two Palestinian children awaiting resettlement from Iraq
from their illnesses.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis