Friday: 45 Iraqis Killed, 33 Wounded

Updated at 10:50 p.m. EST, Nov. 9, 2007

Several small bombings throughout Iraq killed a number of victims including several children. Overall, 45 Iraqis were killed and 33 more were wounded. No Coalition deaths were reported. Also, the UN refugee agency called attention to the plight of 2000 Palestinians living at refugee camps on the Iraq-Syrian border.

Five Sunni tribal leaders were killed and three others were wounded in a suicide attack near Khalis in Dojemah. Police said that two civilians were killed and third was wounded as well.

In Baghdad, two people were killed and two others were wounded during a roadside bombing in Kadhimiya. In Aden square, a bomb failed to harm anyone. Also, three unidentified bodies were found dumped.

An Iraqi army captain was killed and three soldiers were wounded during a roadside bomb attack on a highway near Kirkuk in al-Safra. Also, a bomb injured a civilian driving his car. Several other bombs were defused. A IED targeting the home of an oil worker only damaged his property, while another targeted the home of an Iraqi soldier.

Gunmen attacked the village of Albu Ajeel. Three villagers were killed and three more were wounded. As they were repelling the attack, residents were able to kill four gunmen.

A mortar attack in Balad Ruz killed three children and wounded five others, including three women.

In Hawija, a car bomb killed one policeman and wounded five more.

A child was killed and six members of the same family were wounded when a bomb exploded in a field near Baquba in Umm al-Etham.

In Khaneqeen two border guards were killed and one more was injured in the Neft Khana neighborhood, while in the Saadiya district, a bomb killed a policeman and wounded three more.

One person was kidnapped in Tuz Khormatu.

U.S. troops killed two gunmen in Samarra. Joint U.S.-Iraqi forces killed 14 gunmen and detained 44 others throughout Ninewah province. Also, the military released nine Iranians held in Iraq.


Compiled by Margaret Griffis

Author: Margaret Griffis

Margaret Griffis is a journalist from Miami Beach, Florida and has been covering Iraqi casualties for since 2006.