Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq-Sunday 12 August 2007

McClatchy NewspapersAugust 12, 2007 

The daily Iraq 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 McClachy's Washington Bureau.

Baghdad

- Around 11 a.m. a road side bomb targeted civilians on 62 Street not far away from Saj AL Reef restaurant, a famous landmark in Baghdad. Two civilians were injured.

- Around 2 p.m. a road side bomb on Al Rasheed camp road targeted an Iraqi police vehicle. Five civilians were injured in the incident.

- Police found 17 dead bodies throughout Baghdad. 3 in Saidiyah, 3 in Doura, 2 in Amil, 3 in Bayaa, 1 in Jihad, 2 in Kadhemiya, 1 in Shaab, 1 in New Baghdad, 1 in Sleikh.

Kirkuk

- Gunmen in a pickup truck opened fire and killed citizen Hussein Aziz and injured another citizen near Al Samaka Al Ulia village near Daqouq south of Kirkuk yesterday.

- Gunmen attacked a police vehicle on a road near Arif Koie, 10 Kilometers west of Daqouq today. Three policemen were killed in the attack: Hiwa Hweiz, Mahmoud Sabir and Muhsin Ali. One policeman was injured. Police said policeman Ali’s wife, Leila, committed suicide as she heard the news of her husband's death.

- Gunmen killed an Iraqi army soldier near a bus station in Hawija west of Kirkuk.

Sulaimaniyah

- Police found two dead bodies near Koza Raqa village, 18 kilometers south of Sulaimaniyah. The bodies carried multiple gunshots and a shepherd reported the bodies to police.

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