Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Wednesday 15 August 2007

McClatchy NewspapersAugust 15, 2007 

The daily Iraqi violence report is complied 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 10.30 a.m., random fire in Medain (south of Baghdad) killing 1 person and injuring another.

- Around 11 a.m., mortars hit Sadr city . No casualties reported.

- Around 12 p.m., random fire by an American convoy at Bab Al-Sharji ( downtown ) killing 1 person and injuring another.

- Around 12 p.m., two people were killed by sniper shots at Siba’a intersection near Sheikh Omar ( downtown Baghdad) .

- Around 12.30 p.m., gunmen opened fire on a patrol for police commandos at Doura neighborhood ( south Baghdad) killing three and injuring two others.

-2 killed and 2 injured in IED explosion in Zafaraniya, south Baghdad.

-1 killed and 3 injured in mortar attack in Madaen, south Baghdad.

-15 unidentified bodies were found by Iraqi Police in Baghdad today. 1 in Nidhal St. central Baghdad; 1 in New Baghdad, east Baghdad; 1 in Adhemiya, north Baghdad; 2 in Sadr City, north east Baghdad; 4 in Bayaa, west Baghdad; 2 in Amil, south west Baghdad; 2 in Adil, west Baghdad; 1 in Hurriya north west Baghdad and 2 in Saidiya, south Baghdad.


- Tuesday night, a car bomb targeted a police patrol at the celebration yard near Zamzam bakery ( downtown Kirkuk) killing one policeman and injuring 21 others including three civilians.

- After ten minutes of Tuesday , a roadside bomb targeted a civilian mini truck on the main way of Kirkuk –Daquq in front of Taza park ( south of Kirkuk city ) killing one passenger and injuring another.

-1 policeman injured during shooting by gunmen in al-Nasr neighborhood downtown Kirkuk, at 12:30 this afternoon. The gunmen were driving a navy blue Opel Omega without number plates.


- Wednesday morning, two car bombs exploded at Noor neighborhood ( downtown Mosul city) targeting police patrols killing ten including three policemen.

- Wenesday , gunmen attacked police stations in eastern side of Mosul city by mortars . No casualties reported.


-1 policeman shot dead by sniper at the checkpoint in al-Shuhadaa district, south Fallujah.

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