Updated at 7:12 p.m. EDT, Nov. 1, 2008
Few casualty reports came
out of Iraq again today; however, at least 10 Iraqis were killed and another
9 were wounded across the country. Meanwhile, an Iraqi parliamentarian said
that women in MNF jails were detained when wanted male relatives were not locatable.
Also, Iraq has set aside
about 25%, or $15 billion, for reconstruction.
In Mosul, gunmen
killed two Iraqi soldiers
at a checkpoint. A roadside bomb wounded
a policeman. A roadside bomb wounded
two Iraqi policemen in an industrial neighborhood. Another two
policemen were injured in yet another bombing.
Iraqi civilians were killed when a U.S. warplane fired upon them on a highway
west of Mosul in Zammar.
child was killed and another was wounded while playing near an exploding landmine
in west of Basra in Shiaiba.
In Baghdad, gunmen killed
a policeman on Palestine Street. A bomb was defused
Gunmen in Kut shot and killed
a policeman near his home. In a separate incident, gunmen killed
one man and wounded his brother.
In Kirkuk, four suspects were
arrested as a mufti associated with the Islamic State in Iraq was detained.
A shepherd was wounded
when he accidentally set off an unexploded mortar shell. Another roadside bomb
was injured during a bomb blast in al-Rabia.
a man was kidnapped.
Two Iraqi soldiers
were killed in Garma, when a roadside bomb blew up their observation
post near a U.S. base. Another roadside bomb caused damages, but no
U.S. forces captured
17 suspects across Iraq and released
47 detainees from Fallujah.
Forty-one suspects were arrested
Four suspects were detained
A weapons cache was found
in Dhi Qar.
Near Daquq, the Turkish military shelled
suspected Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) locations, but no
casualties were reported.
The Iraqi government allocated
$459,000 to pay the families of Diyala policemen who were killed or wounded.
Meanwhile, 24 innocent detainees were freed.
Iraq has sent national police to reinforce
the border with Syria, almost a week after a controversial U.S. raid near
the Syrian town of Abu Kamal. Police were seen gathering in Qaim, which
sits just a few miles from the border on the Euphrates River. Syrian has demanded
an apology from the U.S. for the raid. The Syrians said that civilians, including
children, were killed. The U.S. has not officially acknowledged the raid, but
U.S. officials reported the death of an al-Qaeda militant during the incident.
by Margaret Griffis