Mosul Car Bomb
AMS PLedges Civil Disobedience Campaign
Wire services report that guerrillas tried to use a car bomb to assassinate an Iraqi general in Mosul. The explosion killed seven soldiers and 4 civilians, but missed the general.
In Basra, an assassination attempt on the chief of police, Muhammad Kadhim, failed, but left three of his companions wounded. (-ash-Sharq al-Awsat).
A Reuters cameraman was killed in Ramadi while trying to take photographs, by a sniper. It was unclear whether the sniper was a guerrilla or a Marine.
Muhammad Bashar al-Faidi, a spokesman of the Association of Muslim Scholars, warned on Tuesday that if the caretaker government of Iyad Allawi and his American backers mount an assault on Fallujah,
his clerical group would use “mosques, the media and professional associations” to proclaim a civil disobedience campaign and a boycott of the January elections in case of an attack on Fallujah.”
Guerrillas blew up four pipelines in the north of the country and stopped exports through Turkey.