Updated at 12:50 p.m. EST, Nov. 25, 2007
A surge in bombings continues in Baghdad and Mosul. Overall, 37 Iraqis were killed and 64 more were injured in the latest attacks. Also, a U.S. soldier succumbed, on Thanksgiving Day, to wounds received in a roadside bombing earlier in November.
In Baghdad, five bodies were found dumped in as many neighborhoods throughout the city. A car bomb near the Health Ministry in Muadham left nine dead and 30 injured. A roadside bomb injured two civilians in Waziriya; when security forces arrived on the scene a second bomb killed one soldier and wounded six more. Also, a car bomb was defused in Zaafaraniya and mortars struck an American base in Baladiyat, but no casualties were reported in either incident. A bombing in a southeatern neighborhood blasted a truck carrying blast walls; two people were killed and six others were wounded.
In Fallujah, a policeman was wounded during an attack; his attackers were captured.
Gunmen killed an Iraqi security contractor in Basra. Also three dumped bodies were found. No casualties were reported during an attack on British troops. Also, a criminal courts employee was shot and killed.
In al-Munazla, a roadside bomb targeting an Iraqi patrol failed to harm anyone.
A civilian was wounded during an armed attack in Riyadh.
Gunmen injured a civilian in Hawija.
In Diyala, a roadside bomb killed one Iraqi and injured six more who work for the Iranian Mojahdi Khalq organization.
A suicide bomber killed on Iraqi soldier and wounded five others at an al-Zab checkpoint. Three soldiers are missing.
U.S. forces captured three suspects in Rashdiya and 24 more in other locations. A rogue Mahdi Army leader was arrested in Khalis. Eight were captured in Diyala. In Baghdad, 21 suspects were rounded-up. One Iraqi soldier was killed during security operations.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis
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