BAGHDAD, Nov 1 (KUNA) -- Five Iraqis were killed and 46 others were wounded
in two separate blasts in northern Hillah on Sunday, Iraqi police said.
A police source told KUNA that five Iraqis were killed and 37 were wounded
when a booby-trapped motorbike blew up at a local market in Masyeb, northern
Meanwhile, eight civilians were seriously wounded when an explosive device
was detonated in one of the residential buildings in Jibla area.
The blasts come after the wide-scale military operations that the Iraqi
forces waged against Al-Qaeda in the area, resulting in the arrest of 87
individuals on the wanted list. (end)
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