Roundup of daily violence in Iraq - Wednesday 25 July 2007

McClatchy NewspapersJuly 25, 2007 

The daily Iraqi violence report is compiled by McClatchy Newspapers Special Correspondents in Baghdad from police, military and medical reports. This is not a comprehensive list of all violence in Iraq, much of which goes unreported. It’s posted without editing as transmitted to McClatchy’s Washington Bureau.

Roundup of violence in Iraq 25-7-07 Laith Hammoudi

Baghdad

2 policemen were injured when a mortar shell hit Al Khadhraa police station west Baghdad around 4,00 pm

3 civilians were killed and 2 others wounded when an IED exploded inside a sedan car in Shaab neighborhood north Baghdad around 4,00 pm.

6 Iranian pilgrims were injured when gunmen opened fire targeting their bus in Doura neighborhood south Baghdad around 4,30 pm.

30 civilians were killed and 75 injured when a suicide car bomb attacked the civilians who were celebrating the Iraqi national soccer team victory in Al Rowad square in Mansour neighborhood downtown Baghdad around 7,00 pm.

20 people including Iraqi soldiers were killed and 60 others injured when a suicide car bomb attacked an Iraqi army check point in Ghadeer neighborhood east Baghdad around 7,10 pm.

18 anonymous bodies were found in Baghdad today. 15 bodies were found in Karkh, the western side of Baghdad in the following neighborhoods ( 5 bodies in Bayaa, 3 bodies in Amil, 3 bodies in Saidiyah, 2 bodies in Shoala and 2 bodies in Elam). 3 bodies were found in Rusafa, the eastern side of Baghdad in the following neighborhoods (2 bodies in Sleikh and 1 body in Amin)

Diyala

A security source in Sadiyah town gunmen kidnapped 4 young men who are relatives of the official of the Turkmen front in Himreen area north west Baghdad today afternoon. The heads of the bodies were found 4 hours later.

The heads of 3 men and the bodies of another 5 were found in Gatoon neighborhood west Baquba city yesterday afternoon.

Kirkuk

2 civilians (farmers) were killed when gunmen shot them dead near the technical institute downtown Kirkuk city north of Baghdad around 12,00 pm.

Gunmen kidnapped Mustafa Qais Mizhir Al Asi the son of Al Obeidi tribe. The incident happened on Kirkuk - Biji street north of Baghdad around 1,00 pm.

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