Roundup of Daily Violence in Iraq - Saturday 28 July 2007

McClatchy NewspapersJuly 28, 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


- Around 8 am , mortars hit Amil neighborhood (west Baghdad)injuring four civilians .

- Around 12 pm of mid-day , a car bomb exploded at Uqba Bin Nafia in Karada neighborhood(downtown Baghdad) killing two people and injuring 16.

- Around 4 pm, a roadside bomb targeted an American convoy at New Baghdad ( east Baghdad) . No casualties recorded.

- Around 4.30 pm, a siper killed two plicemen at Adhamiya neighborhood( north Baghdad) .

- Around 6.30 pm, mortars hit Zafaraniya neighborhood ( south east Baghdad) injuring two civilians.

- Police found 20 dead bodies in Baghdad today in the following neighborhoods : 17 ( seventeen bodies in west Baghdad ( Karkh bank) ; 3 in Kadhimiya , 3 in Amil , 2 in Bayaa , 2 in Shulaa , 2 in Ghazaliya , 1 in Qadisiya , 1 in Doura , 1 in Amiriya , 1 in Risala and 1 in Huriyaa . While 3 bodies were found in east Baghdad ( Risafa bank) ; 2 in Zafaraniya and 1 in Shaab

Kirkuk ( 255 km north of Baghdad)

- Friday night , gunmen disguised as women opened fire on a check point for the Iraqi army at Riyadh ( 30 km south west of Kirkuk) killing three Kurdish soldiers as they are from Suleimaniya brigade .

Anbar (110 km west of Baghdad)

- Around 4 pm of Friday afternoon, a sniper at Al-Hadra neighborhood killed a policeman near a checkpoint there.

- A head which was cut off from the rest of a policeman body was found inside a thermos early Saturday morning at Elheb area in Garma ( north east of Falluja 62 km west of Baghdad) , an eyewitness said.

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