Updated at 6:05 p.m. EST, Nov. 6, 2006
Curfews set in place to curb violence following the death sentence imposed
on former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein are being lifted in a staggered manner.
By Tuesday, all curfews should
be gone. Despite the crackdown, 59
bodies were discovered across Iraq late Sunday and into Monday. Another
four Iraqis are known dead, bringing the total number to 63 killed. Twenty
more were wounded. The U.S. Military reported that five
more servicemembers were killed in separate incidents on Saturday and
Monday, raising November’s tally to 18 U.S. servicemembers killed.
The U.S. military reported that a helicopter crash took the lives of two
American soldiers in Salah Ad Din province today; no enemy activity
had been reported in the area. Earlier, authorities announced the deaths of
servicemembers. Two Marines and a soldier all died from wounds received
on Saturday in Anbar Province, but two of the servicemembers did not succumb
to their injuries until Monday. The deaths of another soldier and Marine
on Saturday were reported yesterday.
In eastern Baghdad, gunmen killed
two firefighters. Three
people were wounded by gunfire during a Shi’ite rally over in the Amil district.
Also, mortar shells fell on the Adhamiya neighborhood and wounded
In Iskandariyah, a bomb on a bus wounded ten
bodies were discovered in Hillah. They bore signs of torture.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis