Updated at 11:00 p.m. EST, Dec. 2, 2007
At least 53 Iraqis
were killed or found dead and another 33 were wounded in the lastest round
of violence. A mass grave was found in Fallujah and over a dozen people were wounded
during a car bombing in Baquba. No Coalition deaths were reported. Meanwhile,
conflicting reports continue to stream in from the Turkish border. Also, a Sunni
politician under house arrest was allowed to move to a hotel in Baghdad.
leader Adnan al-Dulaimi was allowed
to leave his home and move to a hotel in Baghdad's Green Zone. His daughter, who
is also a politician, accompanied him. He spent three days under house arrest
after the discovery of a car bomb near his office.
The situation at the
Iraq-Turkey border is as confusing as it is tense. Kurdistani officials
that Turkish troops made no incursions into Iraqi’s autonomous region despite
pronouncements from the Turkish government. Meanwhile, the Kurdistan Workers Party
(PKK) set forth conditions for a long-tern truce. Also, two Kurdish rebels were
Police found 20
dumped bodies at an abandoned house in Garma. Three children were among
At least 14
people were injured during a suicide
bombing in Baquba. Five
people were wounded in a separate mortar attack.
six unidentified bodies
were found dumped is as many neighborhoods. Gunmen killed
the deputy head of security forces during a drive-by in Mansour. Also
in Mansour, a roadside bomb killed
two policemen and wounded four others. In Utifiyah, a car bomb planted
under a Shi’ite politician’s car killed
the driver and wounded three people, including the lawmaker. Also, a roadside
bomb near the Interior Ministry left no
In Iskandariya, four
civilians were killed and two more wounded during an attack at a mosque. The
leader of the al-Azza tribe was among the dead. Five others were kidnapped.
A roadside bomb killed
three Iraqi soldiers and wounded four more in Samarra.
support council member survived
an assassination attempt. Gunmen bombed his home and wounded
a guard instead.
Police in Khalidiya killed
a man seen planting a bomb.
Kurdish security forces stopped
a car bomb attack targeting their own headquarters in Mosul. Also, six
dumped bodies were found; two belonged to policemen.
Students and professors
in Amara protested
the kidnapping of the dean of the technical institute there and demanded that
government do more to protect intellectuals in Iraq.
In Al-Bu Aziz,
three al-Qaeda leaders beheaded
three women after the women refused marriage proposals.
Iraqi soldiers were killed as they drove away from their base in Hawija.
Joint U.S.-Iraqi forces captured
13 suspects in Fallujah. Twelve
suspects were arrested near Kirkuk. Two men in Sinjar were arrested
and their cache of cannabis seeds was confiscated.