Updated at 12:30 a.m. EST, Nov. 18, 2007
At least 69 Iraqis were killed or found dead and 13 more were wounded in the latest attacks. The toll includes a mass grave grave found in the capital. No Coalition casualties were reported.
In Baghdad, a mass grave containing approximately 35 corpses, including those belonging to women and children, was found in the Doura district. Another six dumped bodies were recovered in other neighborhoods. No casualties were reported after a car bombing in the Shurta tunnel or after roadside bombs on Sadoun Street and at al-Jadiriyah Bridge. Two policemen were wounded during a roadside bombing at the Tayran Square.
A huge fire, of unclear origin, erupted in the oil reserves south of the capital in Latifiya today
Gunmen killed a policeman and a civilian during an attack in Amara.
Four Iraqi soldiers were injured during a roadside bombing near Hawija.
In Diyala, gunmen injured two members of the 1920 Revolution Brigade.
In Khanaqeen, a roadside bomb targeted a brigade commander’s convoy but caused no casualties.
U.S. forces killed seven gunmen in central and northern Iraq.
In Diyala, 50 detainees were released due to lack of evidence. British troops released five more. Meanwhile, Iraqi troops arrested 12 suspects in Diwaniya and captured 13 gunmen in Mosul. Three women were arrested, also in Diwaniya. During joint U.S.-Iraqi operations in Baquba another twelve suspects were detained, and six more were arrested just north of the city. Also, 35 suspects were captured in Baghdad; one Iraqi soldier was killed and five more were wounded during the operation.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis