Updated at 10:32 p.m. EST, Dec. 6, 2008
At least 15 Iraqis
were killed and 51 more were wounded in the latest round of violence. No Coalition
deaths were reported. Meanwhile, Muslims have begun
the haj pilgrimage to Mecca, and several Iraqi provinces have strengthened their
security measures during the religious observances.
A bomb planted in
a cafe in Baquba wounded
19 people, many of them Awakening Council (Sahwa) members.
attacked a Sahwa headquarters in Wajihiya, killing
three people and wounding four Sahwa members.
person was killed and as many as 14 were wounded during a suicide bombing
A landmine killed
four children in Iskandariya.
In Baghdad, a sticky bomb
killed one person and wounded
three others in a southern neighborhood; the dead man was a Sahwa leader.
people were wounded during a roadside bombing in Qahira. Gunmen in
Abu Ghraib killed two
Iraqi army soldiers.
In Mosul, two
policemen were wounded in a roadside bomb blast in Qabr al-Bint. Yesterday,
gunmen killed a civilian.
An off-duty policeman
and a civilian were wounded during a sticky bomb attack in Tuz Khormato.
A gunman was killed
in Khanaqin as he was trying to plant a roadside bomb.
a roadside bomb killed a bodyguard
working for Iraqi President Jalal Talabani.
A fight between policemen in
Fallujah left one
dead. Three were arreste and another fled. The cause of the fight was not
U.S. forces arrested
10 suspects across northern and central Iraq.
In Missan province,
73 wanted men and other suspects were detained
last week. A security plan is in
place during Eid observances.
Forty wanted men were captured
Tight security measures are
in place in Suleimaniya province for the Eid holiday.
cache of weapons and ammo was found
Compiled by Margaret Griffis