They may have a new government in Iraq, but violence has not let up in the country according to Iraq Today, http://warnewstoday.blogspot.com/
Here is just a brief summary of what has been taking place in Iraq since they formed their new government:
Reported security incidents
Baghdad:#1: An employee of Iraqi intelligence was killed and a police officer was wounded by gunmen in western Baghdad, according to a security source. “Unknown gunmen opened fire on a vehicle belongs to Iraqi intelligence in al-Jameaa neighborhood, western Baghdad, killing the driver and injuring a police captain,” the source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency
Samarra:#1: Gunmen shot and seriously wounded the deputy commander of a government-backed Sunni militia in Samarra, 100 km (62 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.
Mosul:#1: In Mosul, 225 miles (360 kilometers) northwest of Baghdad, two Christian men were sitting in their living room when gunmen broke into the house Monday night and shot them, a police officer in the northern city said.
#2: Another house belonging to a Christian family in a different neighborhood of eastern Mosul was also bombed overnight. A police officer said that attack wounded a bystander. A doctor in Mosul confirmed the death toll.
#3: Unknown gunmen blew up the house of the director of the National Security in central Mosul, a security source said on Tuesday. “Unidentified gunmen blew up the house of Colonel Aamer Faisal Tarfa, director of the National Security in Ninewa, in al-Dawasa region, central Mosul,” the source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. “The armed men put two bombs inside the house and detonated them, causing severe material damage to it,” he added.
#4: A roadside bomb went off in eastern Mosul, wounding two civilians, the police said.
Al Anbar Prv:#1: A policeman was killed on Monday by a sticky bomb in west of Anbar, a police source said. “A bomb, stuck to a policeman’s vehicle, went off near al-Ratba bridge in al-Qaem district, west of Anbar, killing him instantly and damaging the vehicle,” the source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Posted by Bill Corcoran at 3:32 PM