Updated at 12:20 a.m. EST, Nov. 23, 2007
Mortars rained on the Green Zone has American troops there were celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday. The British base in Basra also received a round of shelling. At least 66 Iraqis were killed or found dead and another 36 were wounded throughout Iraq. No Coalition deaths were reported.
In Baghdad, the Green Zone was bombarded by mortar fire. Only ten wounded were officially reported; however, a Reuters witness reported seeing one dead person. A roadside bomb wounded three people in a central neighborhood. In Talbiya, a separate bomb wounded two more on a bridge. Two police commandos were wounded during a bombing in the Jisr Diyala region. Two Iraqi soldiers were wounded during an IED attack near al-Zawra park. One Iraqi soldier was injured during a grenade attack that was perpetrated by minors in Mansour. Also, four dumped bodies were found.
Clashes near Baquba in Qalaat al-Qassab left 19 al-Qaeda fighters dead. Two civilians were killed and another three wounded in the crossfire.
In Mosul, two civilians were killed and 12 others were wounded, including two policemen, during a car bombing in a southern neighborhood. A roadside bomb killed a policemen and wounded a second one. Also, the decapitated body of a university lecturer from Tikrit was was found here.
A body was found near Hilla.
No casualties were reported during an indirect fire attack on the British base in Basra. A civilian was gunned down near his home. Gunmen killed a former Baathist. Also, four Mahdi gunmen were killed after they attacked a family for not marrying off their daughter to one of the men.
Three tribesmen were killed during clashing between rival tribes over a plot of land in Wassit province.
An Iraqi soldier was abducted in Riyadh.
In Najaf, a former Baathist was gunned down.
Coalition forces killed one suspect and arrested ten in northern and central Iraq. Ten suspects were detained near Ramadi. Also, 35 suspects were captured in Kerbala, including three people planting a bomb.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis
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