Updated at 12:30 p.m. EST, Nov. 10, 2006
A second day of increased violence follows the lifting of curfews
designed to quell violence resulting from the death sentence imposed on former
Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein. Today, 104 Iraqis were killed and another 203
were injured. No foreign casualties were reported, but Dr. Abdul-Razzaq
al-Obaid, director of Baghdad’s main morgue, said
that he receives as many as 60 bodies each day.
Numerous car and roadside bombs rocked the capital this morning: In the Karrada
district, a car bomb killed
six and wounded 28 others. Another car bomb killed
seven and wounded another 27 in the northern Qahira neighborhood. In South
Baghdad, a mortar then a suicide car bomber killed
seven and wounded 27 others near the Mishin bazaar. Near the college of
Fine Arts in north-central Baghdad, a car bomb targeting an Iraqi patrol killed
three and wounded six others. Two
policemen were injured when they tried to dismantle a car bomb in the Zayouna
district. A car bomb on Palestine Street in northeastern Baghdad meant for an
Iraqi patrol killed
one soldier but also wounded
four civilians. Yet another car bomb in southern Baghdad wounded
three people. And another car bomb near a passport services building in
a northern neighborhood killed
2 people and wounded 7 others.
A roadside bomb in central Baghdad killed
two and wounded 26 others. A police patrol was blasted by a roadside bomb
near a petrol station; four
were killed in the explosion. Another
four people were wounded in the New Baghdad neighborhood by yet another
roadside bomb. A bomb hidden in a sack exploded in Tayern square killing
three and wounding 19. Another bomb in the Doura neighborhood killed
one and wounded three. Mortars fell in Kadmiyah killing
one woman and injuring eight people, in Bayaladat where four were wounded,
and in Azamiyah where one
was killed and 20 more injured.
Also in the capital, a group of laborers were kidnapped this morning; five
bodies were recovered later in the Doura neighborhood, and 20
other bodies were found in Baghdad overnight. Gunmen killed
a police colonel and his driver in eastern Baghdad. And just outside of
town, police arrested two people in a raid and discovered one
In Suwayrah, four
bodies were recovered from the Tigris River. Three of them in police uniforms.
A roadside bomb killed
one and wounded three others in Amarah. Gunmen also shot
dead a suspected former member of the Fedayeen paramilitary.
In Muqdadiyah, gunmen stormed a primary school and killed
three: a guard, a policeman and a student. Three
unidentified bodies were also discovered.
A roadside bomb in Tal Afar killed
four, including a policeman, and wounded
eight other people. Two
policemen were killed and four civilians were injured when a rocket landed
in a residential neighborhood.
In Mosul, six
people were shot dead, including one policeman.
bound and gagged, were discovered in Latifiya.
were killed in different incidents around Baquba.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis