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November 10, 2005 - MidEastWire.com Daily Iraq Monitor

November 10, 2005

Within its 0600 GMT newscast, Al Sharqiyah reports that "security sources said that seven Iraqis were martyred and 30 others were wounded in the explosion of three booby-trapped cars near Al-Shuruqi Mosque, north of Baghdad. No further details were received on this explosion."

At 0900 GMT, Al Sharqiyah reports "targeting cars carrying foreigners who work in the field of telecommunications in the center of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, a suicide bomber blew himself up today by using an explosive belt. Al Sharqiyah's correspondent said that the foreign workers were on their way to the Iraqi Telecommunication Ministry near Abu Nawwas Street, one of the well-known streets in Baghdad. Iraqi Interior Ministry source said that the initial causality toll of the incident indicates that 20 people were martyred of 15 others were wounded. Al Sharqiyah's correspondent explained that joint US and Iraqi forces cordoned off the scene of the incident following the explosion, which took place near Qadduri Restaurant."

Al Sharqiyah also reports that Al-Dulaym village, north of Baghdad, came under US aerial bombardment. Al Sharqiyah's correspondent said the US bombardment was conducted yesterday night and a number of citizens were martyred and wounded as a result of the cluster bombs dropped by the US aircraft. The correspondent explained that a number of houses were destroyed and many orchards near the scene of the incident were scorched. He pointed to that the Iraqi Police forces rushed to offer help to the residents of the village and to evacuate the martyrs and the wounded. However, the US forces prevented them from doing so until this morning. - Al Sharqiyah, Iraq



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