Updated at 11:27 p.m. EST, Nov. 3, 2008
At least 23 Iraqis
were killed and 58 more were wounded during a spate of attacks in Baghdad
and elsewhere. One
U.S. soldier died at Qayyarah AFB from non-combat related injuries. In
Parliament, A measure insuring minority participation in provincial councils was
passed; however, several
lawmakers complained that not enough seats were set aside.
a pair of bombs exploded in Karrada's Tahariyat Square, killing
six people and wounding 21 others. A deputy
oil minister and his driver were wounded when a roadside bomb blasted their
convoy outside the minister's home in Utifiyah. A roadside bomb wounded
three people on Palestine Street. Two
people were wounded during a bombing in west Baghdad. In Zayouna,
a bomb planted on a car wounded
the driver and a passerby. In Raghiba Khatoon, a bomb wounded
six people. Gunmen killed
a man in Zaafaraniyah. One body
was found in Habibiya.
In Mosul, police found two
bodies. Gunmen sprayed a car with bullets, killing
a tribal sheikh. A civilian
was killed in a small arms attack. A roadside bomb in Intisar killed
two Iraqi soldiers and wounded two more, while a bomb in the 17th of July
two people. Another bomb killed
a child and wounded five other people.
A car bomb at the Diyala council
garage in Baquba killed
three people and wounded 13 others.
Suspected al-Qaeda members stormed
a home in Saidiya, killing
three women. Another report had police finding two female bodies just hours
after they had been kidnapped from their home.
man and his wife were found choked
to death in Baaj.
A suspected al-Qaeda leader was detained
in Tal Afar.
Four suspects were captured
The Diwaniya police academy graduated
242 new recruits. Meanwhile, police foiled
a bomb attempt on the police chief.
In Amara, a cannonball and
a mortar were discovered.
A suitcase loaded with C4 was found
In Kirkuk, a Turkmen woman was liberated
and her abductors were arrested.
Four Katyusha rockets struck a U.S. base
in Kut, but no casualties
Compiled by Margaret Griffis