Updated at 10:15 p.m. EDT, Oct. 11, 2005
At least 14 Iraqis
were killed and 15 more were wounded in the latest round of violence. A U.S.
soldier was killed during a roadside bombing in Missan province. Also,
the U.S. military reported
a precipitous drop in journalists covering the Iraq war from inside Iraq.
In Baghdad, Gunmen killed
a lawyer who worked for suspected Sunni insurgents. A roadside blasted
a U.S. vehicle, but the number of casualties, if any, is unknown. After yesterday's
bombing in Abu Dsheer, rioting
broke out. Also, five suspects were detained.
A roadside bomb in Kirkuk wounded
three people, including an endowment director.
In Mosul, two
people were killed and two more wounded during a small arms attack; a gunman
was among the dead. A Sunni Iraqi Islamic Party (IIIP) leader survived an assassination
attempt; one gunman
was killed in the attack. The bodies
of three Christians were found. Also, the number of Christians fleeing Mosul
has now reached
1,000 families. Three homes were destroyed
after the Christian families in them fled the city.
Iraqi forces killed
two gunmen in Samarra.
Near Hilla, gunmen killed
Iraqi servicemembers were killed and five more were wounded during a roadside
bomb blast in Habaniyah.
A roadside bomb wounded
four brick plant workers in Balad Ruz.
In Baquba, police
raided an orchard, killing
a civlian and wounding another.
A prominent Sadrist leader was detained
in Amara. A weapons cache was discovered.
U.S. forces arrested four policemen
in Abu Saida.
Fifteen missile launchers were confiscated
in Kut. A wanted suspect was arrested
A wanted suspect was picked
up in Diwaniya.
North of Baquba, four al-Qaeda suspects
Rights minister made a surprise
visit to Fallujah.
Also, the Turkish military continued
its air campaign against Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) targets in northern
Compiled by Margaret Griffis