Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Monday 13 August 2007

McClatchy NewspapersAugust 13, 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 2 pm, mortars hit Zayuna neighborhood( east Baghdad) near Maysloon intersection killing one and injuring three others. - Around 4 p.m., a roadside bomb targeted an American convoy on Qanat street at Rusafa bank (east Baghdad) . No casualties reported.

- Around 5 p.m., a roadside bomb targeted an American convoy at Saidiyah neighborhood ( south Baghdad) . No casualties reported.

- Police found ( 18) dead bodies in the following neighborhoods in Baghdad : ( 8 ) were found in west Baghdad ( Karkh bank) ; 3 in Saidiyah , 3 in Amil and 2 in Bayaa. While (10) were found in east Baghdad ( Risafa bank) ; 4 in Sadr city , 1 in Rashad , 1 in Zayuna , 1 in Kemb Sara , 1 in Qahira, ,1 in Bub Al-Sham and 1 in Karrada .


- Around Sunday mid-night , gunmen assassinated Skeikh ( Muhsin A. Hassan) the sheikh of (Al-Bu Bagzat ) tribe one of the sub tribe of Al-Jibour in Shibla village of Al-Zab district (north west of Kirkuk) while two members of his family injured ( brother and daughter ) .

- Around mid-night, a roadside bomb exploded near Ghurnadha bridge downtown Kirkuk injuring two people .

- Around 9.45 p.m of Sunday night , mortars hit Arafa neighborhood across from police station in the area, injuring one person.

- Around 1.10 p.m., gunmen kidnapped a truck driver on Gargcha bridge near Mamsha village of Laylan (south east Kirkuk) . The gunmen were riding two cars ( white Toyota sedan and white pick up ). The police has informed all check points of this incident to get those gunmen.


- Sunday night, a roadside bomb targeted a border guards convoy at Nafit Khana ( south of Khanaqeen , north east Baqouba) killing a major and four of his soldiers .All of them were former members of Peshmerga ( Kurds fighters) .

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