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November 8, 2006 - MidEastWire.com Daily Iraq Monitor

November 8, 2006

Al Sharqiyah TV:

Mortars landed today on Al-Kazimiyah area, north of Baghdad. News reports said that some five mortars landed on the area, wounding 20 people.

US and Iraqi forces could not discover the source of the mortar attacks against Baghdad and thus they were unable to neutralize them.

A booby-trapped car was detonated in a crowded marketplace in Al-Mahmudiyah, south of Baghdad, wounding 22 people. Another car bomb exploded in the north of the capital, killing a man and wounding six passers-by.

A police spokesman said that a mortar landed on Al-Qahirah neighbourhood in northern Baghdad, wounding four people. Two other mortars landed on Al-Amin Square in the centre of the capital, wounding eight people.

Three civilians were martyred and eight others were wounded when two mortars fell near the Health Ministry in Al-Bab al-Mu'azzam area.

Four policemen were wounded in an explosion of a booby-trapped car while their patrol was travelling in Al-Baladiyat neighbourhood, east of Baghdad.

The police announced that the martyrdom of two civilians last night when an explosive charge went off near a house in Al-Iskandariyah, south of Baghdad.

An explosive charge went off in Samarra, wounding four members of an Iraqi policeman, the station says.

Mortars landed this morning on a residential area, north of Al-Hillah in Babil governorate. A security source said that the shell landed on a house, killing two people. - MIDEASTWIRE.COM, Middle East



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