Roundup of violence in Iraq - Tuesday 7 August 2007

McClatchy NewspapersAugust 7, 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.


4 civilians were killed and 6 others injured when mortar shell hit Al Kamaliyah market in Kamaliyah neighborhood east Baghdad around 1,00 pm

3 civilians were injured when mortar shell hit Al Jaza’ir neighborhood east Baghdad today afternoon

16 anonymous bodies were found in Baghdad today. 14 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 Doura, 2 bodies in Hurriyah, 2 bodies in Mansour, 1 body in Abo Ghraib and 1 body in Al Risala.) 2 bodies were found in the Rusafa, the eastern side of Baghdad in the following neighborhoods (1 body in Palestine St. and 1 body in Bab Al Sheikh)


Police found a body of a taxi driver who had been kidnapped five days ago. The police found the body in Qarhanjeer village east Kirkuk yesterday evening.

A source in Daqooq town police said that a security forces killed a woman and injured a child who was with her inside a pick up car. The incident happened on Hawija- Kirkuk motor way yesterday evening. No more information were provided about the incident.

3 policemen were injured when gunmen attacked their check point in Brima village west Kirkuk yesterday evening.

A woman was injured when gunmen shot her after raiding her house in Al Tanak neighborhood inside Hawija town west of Kirkuk.


The police chief of Tal Afar MG Wathiq Al Hamdani said that the final result of the explosion of Tal Afar town increased into 30 killed and 32 injured.

A source in the morgue of Mosul city said that the morgue received the bodies of 7 civilians who were killed in separated incidents in the western neighborhoods of Mosul city yesterday Monday.


A governmental source said that gunmen kidnapped 5 guards from Husseiniyat Al Khwelis (Al Khwelis Shiite mosque) north of Baquba city yesterday around 9,30 pm.

A source in the 5th Iraqi army division said that a soldier was killed and 3 others wounded in a suicide car bomb targeted their check point near Arab Shoka village north of Baquba city today early morning.

A civilian was wounded when gunmen opened fire in Al Hded village north of Baquba city today morning .

Police found a body of a civilian in a Hded village north of baquba city early morning today.

A child was killed and another wounded when gunmen opened fire randomly in Baloor neighborhood in Muqdadiyah town east of Baquba city today morning.

A source in Diyala health directorate said that the morgue of Diyala received today the bodies of two women who had been kiiled yesterday in A Gatoon neighborhood west Diyala city.

2 civilians were killed by gunmen near the market in Kan’an town east of Baquba today morning.

Gunmen tried to assassinate the director of Al Abbara district north of Baquba city today morning injuring 3 of his guards.

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