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November 27, 2006 - MidEastWire.com Daily Iraq Monitor

November 27, 2006

Al Sharqiyah TV:

An Iraqi Interior Ministry source has said that Baghdad police found 39 bodies in the past 24 hours ending on Monday evening. It seems that most of the bodies are victims of death squads and abduction operations. An Interior Ministry source said that armed men killed a man in Al-Talibiyah District, eastern Baghdad, and kidnapped four of his brothers.

A Special Forces policeman was killed and another was wounded in an attack by armed men on their patrol, western Baghdad.

A policeman was killed and four others were wounded when armed men attacked a checkpoint where they were stationed at, western Baghdad.

A source at Al-Hillah Police command said that police units found four bodies of civilians in Al-Haswah area, north of Al-Hillah. The source said that the bodies of the martyrs showed signs of torture and gunshots, noting that the bodies were found in Al-Sina'iyah area.

Iraqi medical sources on Monday said that at least 13 people have been martyred, including nine policemen, and that 20 others were wounded in clashes in three neighbourhoods, western and eastern Baghdad.

A source at Mosul police said that a mortar attack set fire to oil tanks, northern Iraq, on Monday.

Iraqi Defence Ministry sources said that 14 gunmen have been killed and that scores of suspects have been arrested in various areas of Al-Ramadi.

Four Iraqi civilians were martyred and 11 others were wounded when a mortar shell fell on the Al-Hadahidah in central Samarra, north of Baghdad, today. A medical source in the city said that most of the wounded were women and children, adding that the wounded were taken to Tikrit General Hospital.

The Iraqi Police announced that gunmen attacked a checkpoint near Al-Dujayl in northern Baghdad and kidnapped eight policemen, adding that a ninth wounded policeman managed to escape. Later, a policeman was killed and another was wounded when their patrol arrived at the scene of the attack where the gunmen had set an ambush for Iraqi Police forces. - MIDEASTWIRE.COM, Middle East



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