Updated at 12:40 a.m. EST, Nov. 3, 2006
The November tally of U.S. military deaths has quickly risen to eleven.
Eight servicemembers were reported killed today and another two were added to
yesterday's count. Also, several prominent Iraqis and members of their families
were assassinated in different parts of the country. They are among the
at least 60 known Iraqi dead. Another 98 Iraqis have also been wounded
in ongoing violence and three Iraqis were reported missing.
In US. military deaths: Three
Marines were killed in Anbar Province. Another Marine
died from "injuries sustained due to enemy action," also in
Anbar Province. In a separate incident which occurred at approximately 2:15
p.m. local time, an "improvised explosive device" blasted and killed
three U.S. soldiers driving through eastern Baghdad. North of Baghdad
a Multi-National Division soldier
died, but in a non-combat related incident. The Department of Defense also
released details about two previously unreported deaths. Lance
Cpl. Minhee Kim and Cpl.
Gary A. Koehler who were both killed by enemy fire yesterday in the
volitile Anbar Province.
Among the prominent Iraqis killed, gunmen shot
dead Dr. Jassem Mohammad al Asadi, the dean of Business Administration at
the University of Baghdad; his wife
and son were also killed in the indident which took place near the college
in the al-Waziriya area of the capital. In Baquba, gunmen assassinated
criminal court Judge Tariq Abid Ali and his son. In a separate incident,
a member of the Islamic Party, Hamid
Naama, and his three-year-old daughter were assassinated during a home invasion
The violence in Baghdad continues apace: In a Sadr City marketplace, a motorcycle
seven and wounded 45 others. A bomb in the al-Gadeedah district market killed
Iraqis and wounded 22 more people. In central Baghdad, gunmen killed
three policemen and injured two others. Two
were killed and five wounded when mortars landed on a Shi’ite mosque in
a northern suburb. Mortars also fell in the Rahmaniya neighborhood, killing
two and wounding four. Two
bound, blindfolded bodies bearing gunshot wounds were found. Gunmen opened
fire on a primary school in a southern neighborhood, wounding
the principal and three students. A bakery in west Baghdad was the scene
of a separate attack in which gunmen shot
dead two people and wounded two others.
In Kirkuk, gunmen shot dead an oil
security policman. In a separate incident, gunmen stormed a pharmacy and
a female pharmacist. Elsewhere, a sniper wounded
a policeman near headquarters.
A mortar landed on a house, killing
two people and injuring seven others in Mosul.
In Baquba at least 12
people were killed in separate incidents: Two
policemen and two others who were wounded when gunmen attacked a police
patrol. Outside the city, gunmen set up a fake checkpoint; two
fuel truck drivers were killed and three other people were kidnapped.
A car bomb placed in a Mahmudiya marketplace killed
a man and wounded four others. Four
blindfolded bodies were found elsewhere in town.
bodies were discovered in Yusufiya.
In Tal Afar, four
suspected militiamen were killed and another ten were arrested.
An off-duty policeman was killed
in Fallujah. Then, U.S. forces killed
the three gunmen involved.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis