Updated at 9:40 p.m. EST, Nov. 10, 2006
So far today, 62 Iraqis have been killed or found dead and another 20 wounded
throughout the country. Thanks in part to a regular curfew
set in place to protect religious observers, violence in Iraq generally tapers
off on Fridays, which is the Muslim day of prayer. Also, the U.S. military reported
American servicemembers were killed and another two
injured in separate events: One Marine
died Thursday from wounds received in Anbar Province and another
Marine died today of causes unrelated to combat. Yesterday, Two
American MPs were killed and another soldier injured by a roadside bomb
in western Baghdad. In Haditha today, a U.S.
soldier was killed and another injured when their truck was blasted by a
roadside bomb. This brings the November tally of U.S. dead to 26.
At least 33 bodies
were found in unspecified locations. Most of them were victims of sectarian
The Iraqi defense ministry reported the death
of an al Qaeda leader and his aide in Rawah.
In Tal Afar, a suicide car bomber drove into an army checkpoint. At least
Iraqi soldiers were killed and 18
others wounded, including 10 soldiers.
Gunmen stormed two homes in Kwerisha village and kidnapped 14
Their bodies were later found dumped in a field.
A roadside bomb in Kirkuk blasted an Iraqi patrol. Two
soldiers were wounded. In the al Nasr neighborhood, gunmen killed
an Iraqi army soldier.
In Diwaniya, a former member
of the Baath party was shot dead.
Police recovered the body
of a woman found floating in the Tigris River at Mosul, while gunmen elsewhere
in town killed
Ali Akram Saeed Mahdi, the Imam of the Mulla Saeed mosque.
Near Baqouba, gunmen killed
three members of one family.
lieutenant colonel was abducted in a northern area of Baghdad.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis