Violence wrapup for Iraq Sat. July 21, 2007

McClatchy Newspapers BaghdadJuly 21, 2007 

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Baghdad

- 15 civilians killed and 10 were wounded when American air planes bombed Al Husseiniyah district north Baghdad around 3,00 am.

- 1 civilian was killed and 5 others wounded in a parked car bomb explosion near ice cubes factory in Mahmodiyah town south Baghdad around 6,0 am.

- 5 were killed and 8 others wounded in an IED explosion targeted a bus in Baladiyat east Baghdad around 12,00.am.

- A civilian was killed and 4 others wounded when a mortar shell hit Al Rashad neighborhood east Baghdad around 2,00 pm.

- A civilian was killed and another injured when gunmen opened fire terageting the civilians in Saidiyah neighborhood south Baghdad.

- 2 civilians were killed and 15 injured by ransom shooting in different neighborhoods of Baghdad. The shooting started about 7,25 pm after the Iraqi national soccer team won the match against Vietnam.

- 17 anonymous bodies had been found in Baghdad today. 12 bodies were found in Karkh, the western side of Baghdad in the following neighborhoods (3 bodies in Bayaa, 3 bodies in Amil, 2 bodies in Shoala, 2 bodies in Saidiyah, 2 bodies in Doua). 5 bodies were found in Rusafa, the eastern side of Baghdad in the following neighborhoods (3 bodies in Jisr Diyala, 1 body in Baladiyat and 1 body in Kamaliyah)

Diyala

- A medical source in Baquba public hospital said that 8 civilians including 2 children and 3 women had been injured when mortar shells hit Buhruz town south Baquba around 10,30 am.

Kirkuk

- gunmen assassinated yesterday night a policeman named Ihsan Ghadhban. The incieent happened while Ghadhban was in the market of Hawija market in Hawija city south west Kirkuk city.

- 2 policemen were killed near Al Kuba village west of Kirkuk today morning. The police sources said that a police patrol found a body of a man near the main road and when two policemen tried to carry the body, it exploded killing them both.

- A policeman was injured in an IED explosion targeted his patrol in Al Korneesh Street downtown the city of Kirkuk today afternoon.

Nainawa

- 6 policemen were killed and 2 others wounded in an IED explosion targeted their patrol in Wadi Al Hajar neighborhood west Mosul city early morning.

- 11 anonymous bodies including 4 bodies of women had been found early morning today in Noor neighborhood and Bakir neighborhood east Mosul city. The police source didn't mention any further information about the incident.

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