Wednesday, November 09, 2005

Todays last throws in Iraq : November 8th

Nov 8 (Reuters) - Following are security incidents reported in Iraq on Tuesday, Nov. 8, as of 1535 GMT.

BAGHDAD - Gunmen opened fire on a car carrying two lawyers for Saddam Hussein's co-defendants, killing one and wounding the other. Adil al-Zubeidi was the second defence lawyer to be assassinated since the trial opened on Oct. 19.

DALI ABBAS - Four Iraqi soldiers were killed and a fifth critically wounded when a bomb blew up near their patrol car in the small town of Dali Abbas, northeast of Baghdad, police said.

RUSTUMIYA - Iraqi police found five decomposed bodies in the Rustumiya area just south of the Iraqi capital, police said. The identity of the victims was not immediately known.

- A roadside bomb blew up next to a police patrol, killing two policemen and wounding three others near the town of Daquq, 40 km (25 miles) south of Kirkuk, Lieutenant-Colonel Ali al-Sheikh said.

BASRA - An Iraqi security force colonel and his brother were killed by a roadside bomb as they drove through southern Basra, 550 km (340 miles) southeast of Baghdad, police and witnesses said.

BAGHDAD - The death toll from a suicide car bombing at a checkpoint south of Baghdad on Monday rose to five, with an interpreter also killed along with four U.S. soldiers, the military said.

BAQUBA - Insurgents killed one policeman and injured five when they attacked a patrol car in Baquba, north of Baghdad, police said. There was no immediate information on insurgent casualties.

RAMADI - U.S forces killed two militants and arrested six others as they raided an al Qaeda safe house near the insurgent stronghold of Ramadi, west of Baghdad, a U.S military statement said.

BAGHDAD - A car bomb exploded near Mustansiriyah University in eastern Baghdad wounding two bystanders, police said.


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