Iraqi Resistance Report for Monday November 7, 2005
Iraqi Resistance Report for events of Monday, 7 November 2005
Translated and/or compiled by Muhammad Abu Nasr, member, editorial board, the Free Arab Voice. ( http://www.freearabvoice.org )
Monday, 7 November 2005.
US controls 40 percent of the city, but Resistance inflicts losses on Americans while minimizing its own casualties as it withdraws according to plan.
In a dispatch posted at 7:10pm Mecca time Monday evening, Mafkarat al-Islam reported from al-Qaim that US occupation forces and Iraqi puppet troops fully controlled more than 40 percent of the city by about 3pm local time Monday afternoon. These occupied areas included the eastern and northern parts of the city and two neighborhoods in the center of the city. The occupation followed an American bombardment that lasted nearly two hours and came in addition to the on-going artillery bombardment that the US forces are mounting from outside al-Qaim.
The correspondent reported that Resistance forces pulled back to the southern part of al-Qaim and a section of the western part of the city. He described the intensity of US bombardment of the Resistance areas as "extremely heavy," as US fighter planes, tanks and artillery pounded the areas into which US Marines are planning to storm.
Despite the intensity of the American attack, the correspondent reported that the Resistance had suffered insignificant casualties, because they have been withdrawing according to a well-studied plan.
Throughout the city numerous wrecked and disabled US military vehicles can be seen. They are particularly plentiful in the area of the market in the middle of the city, where an extremely fierce battle was fought in which numerous American troops were killed or wounded, according to the correspondent.
Car bomb blasts US troops in al-Qaim early Tuesday afternoon.
The Mafkarat al-Islam correspondent in al-Qaim near the border with Syria reported that an Iraqi Resistance car bomb blew up by a force of US troops at 2pm local time Monday afternoon.
The correspondent reported that the explosives-laden vehicle had been parked in the garage of a house in the market area in the middle of the city a part of town that US and Iraqi puppet troops had attacked.
Eyewitnesses told the correspondent that the car blew up when it was surrounded by US troops, but no precise figures on the nature or extent of US casualties were available.
"Embedded" American reporter admits one US soldier killed in al-Qaim offensive.
Al-Jazeera satellite TV reported that an American New York Times reporter "embedded" with the US forces attacking al-Qaim had stated that one American soldier was killed and three others wounded on Monday, the third day of the US offensive on the city.
It was the first US death officially admitted by the American occupation forces since the start of their so-called "Steel Curtain" operation on Saturday, 5 November 2005, al-Jazeera noted.
Residents of al-Qaim, in refugee camps outside the city, begin burying their dead.
The people of al-Qaim, who now live in a refugee camp 11km east of their home city, buried a number of their loved-ones killed in the savage American bombing during the last two days.
The Mafkarat al-Islam correspondent reported eyewitnesses as saying that 14 bodies of residents who were killed on Sunday were buried by relatives in an area about one kilometer from the highway that links the major cities of al-Anbar with the Syrian border.
The correspondent listed the names of the 14 bombing victims buried on Monday as follows: 1. Ahmad 'Abdallah Mud'in, 56, of the al-Jam'iyah neighborhood of al-Qaim.
2. 'Abdallah Ahmad 'Abdallah, 24, of the al-Jam'iyah neighborhood of al-Qaim.
3. Dalya Ahmad 'Abdallah, 23, of the al-Jam'iyah neighborhood of al-Qaim.
4. Sawsan Ahmad 'Abdallah, 17, of the al-Jam'iyah neighborhood of al-Qaim.
5. Amjidah 'Abd as-Salam al-Karif'awi, 51, of the al-Jam'iyah neighborhood of al-Qaim. (All the above were members of one family)
6. Abu Dawud (full name not known).
7. Khayun Husayn al-Mahlawi, 64, of ar-Rummanah village.
8. Wadhah Nuwwaf al-Qaysi,67, of ar-Rummanah village.
9. Ratibah Khayun Husayn, the pregnant daughter of the two above persons.
10. 'Umar 'Abd al-Fattah, a child of 3 years old.
11. Intisar Dhiyab Mahmud al-Mahlawi, 26, the mother of 'Umar 'Abd al-Fattah.
12. Burhan 'Adhdhab Mahmud al-Mahlawi, 30, the father of 'Umar 'Abd al-Fattah.
13. An unknown person.
14. An unknown person who was found with a piece of paper over his face on which was written a telephone number and the name Abu Khalid. The body had been wrapped in a blanket because the flesh was badly consumed in the fire that burned down the house in which he was living.
Pictures from the funeral can be seen at: http://www.islammemo.cc/news/one_news.asp?IDNews=88391
US soldier reported killed in Resistance bombing in ar-Ramadi early Monday.
An Iraqi Resistance bomb exploded by a US patrol on the main road in the al-Mal'ab area in the middle of ar-Ramadi, some 110km west of Baghdad at 8am local time Monday morning.
The Mafkarat al-Islam correspondent in ar-Ramadi reported residents of the al-Mal'ab area as saying that a bomb that had been planted by the side of the road leading to the center of town blew up as a patrol of four Humvees was passing by. The blast disabled one of the vehicles, killing one American soldier and wounding a second.
Two US troops reported killed in Monday morning Resistance bombing.
An Iraqi Resistance bomb exploded by a US patrol on the main road in al-Khalidiyah, west of Baghdad, at 7:30am local time Monday morning.
The Mafkarat al-Islam correspondent in the area reported residents of al-Khalidiyah who witnessed the attack as saying that a bomb that had been planted by the main road in the town near the Khalid ibn al-Walid Mosque blew up as a patrol of four US Humvees passed by.
The explosion disabled one of the American vehicles killing two US soldiers and wounding two more American troops. In his report posted at 10:25am Mecca time Monday morning, the Mafkarat al-Islam correspondent reported that US forces were still encircling the area where the explosion took place, preventing anyone from approaching.
Resistance bomb targets US column in Hit early Monday morning.
An Iraqi Resistance bomb exploded by a US military column near a crossroads of the road linking Hit with al-Hadithah to the northwest at about 7am local time Monday morning.
The Mafkarat al-Islam correspondent reported residents of Hit as saying that a bomb that had been planted on the road to al-Hadithah near the al-Mafraq area blew up by a passing patrol of several American Humvees.
The explosion set one of the vehicles on fire, but the correspondent had no information regarding the nature or extent of US casualties because the Americans quickly closed off the area.
Resistance bomb blasts Iraqi puppet army patrol near al-Habbaniyah Monday morning.
An Iraqi Resistance bomb exploded by an Iraqi puppet army column on the road between al-Habbaniyah and the 'Amiriyat al-Fallujah area south of the city of al-Fallujah at 9:30am local time Monday morning.
The Mafkarat al-Islam correspondent reported eyewitnesses in the city as saying that a bomb that had been planted by the side of the road blew up as an Iraqi puppet army patrol drove past. The security perimeter set up by Iraqi puppet troops following the explosion prevented the correspondent from ascertaining the nature or extent of casualties that resulted from the attack.
Resistance forces ambush US patrol south of al-Fallujah Monday morning.
Iraqi Resistance fighters attacked a US patrol on the road linking 'Amiriyat al-Fallujah with the city of al-Fallujah to the north at 9am local time Monday morning.
The al-Fallujah correspondent for Mafkarat al-Islam reported that Resistance fighters armed wit machine guns and RPG7 rocket-propelled grenades attacked the American patrol. An RPG struck one of the US vehicles, totally burning it up and killing or wounding all five Americans who were aboard it.
After the attack, US forces surrounded the village nearby and set up a check point that closely screened all cars passing through the area, including the families who live in the area.
Resistance mounts numerous attacks on US, Iraqi puppet forces beginning late Sunday night.
In a report posted at 10am Monday morning Mecca time Mafkarat al-Islam reported that Iraqi Resistance forces in al-Fallujah had carried out several attacks on US and Iraqi puppet army forces in the previous 24 hours.
The correspondent in al-Fallujah reported residents of the city as saying that Iraqi Resistance forces bombarded a camp jointly used by the US occupation troops and the Iraqi puppet army in the middle of al-Fallujah with six mortar rounds at 8pm local time Sunday night.
Resistance forces also bombarded a joint US-Iraqi puppet army camp to the south of al-Fallujah with mortars at 9pm local time Sunday night.
An Iraqi Resistance bomb exploded by an Iraqi puppet army patrol on the highway near the ad-Dubbat neighborhood east of al-Fallujah. That blast disabled one of the Iraqi puppet army vehicles, killing or wounding four Iraqi puppet troops aboard it.
Iraqi Resistance fighters attacked an Iraqi puppet army camp in the al-'Askari neighborhood in eastern al-Fallujah with pipe rockets and machine guns, destroying one observation tower an killing one Iraqi puppet soldier and wounding a second.
Two US troops reported killed in afternoon bombing in at-Taji.
An Iraqi Resistance bomb exploded by a US military patrol on the road to the an-Nasr Establishment in the middle of the northern Baghdad suburb of at-Taji at 2pm local time Monday afternoon.
The Baghdad correspondent for Mafkarat al-Islam reported residents of at-Taji who witnessed the attack as saying that a bomb that had been planted by the side of the road near the an-Nasr Establishment blew up as a convoy of several US trucks and Humvees drove past.
The blast totally destroyed one US Humvee, killing two US troops and wounding another two, one of them seriously.
Resistance bomb kills a reported two US troops north of at-Taji midday Monday.
An Iraqi Resistance bomb exploded by a US military convoy on the road between the northern Baghdad suburb of at-Taji and al-Mushahadah in Salah ad-Din Province at 1pm local time Monday.
Residents of at-Taji who witnessed the bombing told Mafkarat al-Islam that an explosive device that had been planted next to the road to al-Mushahadah blew up as a convoy of three Humvees and five US trucks loaded with equipment drove past. The correspondent for Mafkarat al-Islam reported that the blast set one of the Humvees on fire, killing two US troops and wounding another two.
US admits four US soldiers killed in car bombing south of Baghdad.
An Iraqi Resistance fidai fighter drove an explosives-packed car into a US checkpoint south of Baghdad manned by American troops belonging to the so-called "Task Force Baghdad" and exploded. Al-Jazeera satellite TV reported that the US military had admitted that four American soldiers were killed in the attack. The American military failed to mention the exact location of the attack or any further details.
Salah ad-Din Province.
Resistance bomb rips through US column south of ad-Dulu'iyah late Monday morning.
Iraqi Resistance fighters attacked a US military column on the road between ad-Dulu'iyah and Balad, north of Baghdad, at 11am local time Monday morning.
The ad-Dulu'iyah correspondent for Mafkarat al-Islam reported eye witnesses as saying that the fighters, armed with light and medium weapons and pipe rockets, set on US military truck on fire and damaged a Bradley armored vehicle before withdrawing from the scene.
US forces opened fire intensively around the area and then closed it off, preventing reporters or local people from approaching and making it impossible for the Mafakrat al-Islam correspondent to ascertain the extent or nature of US casualties.
US soldier reported killed south of Tikrit.
An Iraqi Resistance bomb exploded by a US patrol in the ad-Dawr area south of Tirkit on Monday. Al-Jazeera satellite TV reported that the explosion killed one US soldier and wounding two other US troops and an Iraqi working with the occupation forces as a translator.
Resistance attacks puppet army checkpoint northeast of Baghdad.
In a dispatch posted at 5:50pm Mecca time Monday afternoon, Mafkarat al-Islam reported that Iraqi Resistance fighters had attacked an Iraqi puppet army checkpoint located between Nahrwan and Buhriz, northeast of Baghdad.
The Ba'qubah correspondent for Mafkarat al-Islam reported a source in the Iraqi puppet police as saying that Resistance fighters armed with light and medium weapons attacked the checkpoint, sparking a firefight that lasted 10 minutes and left three Iraqi puppet soldiers dead and five more wounded. One Resistance fighter was also killed and a second wounded in the engagement, the source reported.
Resistance marksman kills US soldier in Mosul.
In a dispatch posted at 4:40pm Mecca time Monday afternoon, Mafkarat al-Islam reported that an Iraqi Resistance sharpshooter in the al-Wahdah neighborhood in southern Mosul shot and killed a US soldier on Monday.
Eyewitnesses who live in al-Wahdah told the Mosul correspondent for Mafkarat al-Islam that the American had been a part of a patrol driving along a side street in the neighborhood when a Resistance bullet suddenly struck him in the head, killing him instantly.
US forces then opened fire indiscriminately around the area and closed off the scene. They then began searching nearby houses but found no sign of the Resistance marksman.
US, Iraqi puppet army troops arrest 34 youths in Tall 'Afar Monday morning.
In a dispatch posted at 12:25pm Mecca time Monday, Mafkarat al-Islam reported that US occupation forces and Iraqi puppet army troops launched a wave of house-to-house raids and searches in the big as-Saray and ash-Shurtah neighborhoods of Tall 'Afar Monday morning. At the time of writing the sweep was still underway.
The correspondent reported a captain in the Iraqi puppet police as saying that the Americans had arrested 34 Sunni youths in their sweep, all of them suspected of being involved in launching attacks on the US and puppet army forces. One of those arrested was reportedly a leader in a local Sunni political party in the city.
Resistance car bomber blasts into puppet police checkpoint in western Kirkuk.
In a dispatch posted at 4:45pm Mecca time Monday afternoon, Mafkarat al-Islam reported that an Iraqi Resistance fidai fighter had driven an explosives-laden car into an Iraqi puppet police checkpoint in the west of Kirkuk.
The correspondent for Mafkarat al-Islam in Kirkuk reported a source in the puppet "Rapid Deployment Force" as saying that the Resistance fighter drove his car thorugh the security barrier at the checkpoint and blew up, killing two Iraqi puppet policemen and wounding another 14, some of them severely.
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