Round-up of Daily of Violence in Iraq - Wednesday 22 August 2007

McClatchy NewspapersAugust 22, 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.


- Around 11 a.m. a parked car bomb targeted civilians in Al Washash area killing one civilian and injuring 5 other people.

- A road side bomb targeted a U.S. military convoy in Al Qanat St, Iraqi police said. No casualties were reported.

- A mortar shell slammed into Baladiyat neighborhood. 2 residents were injured.

- Police found 15 dead bodies. 1 in Bab Al Muatham, 1 in Qahira, 1 in New Baghdad, 2 in Doura, 3 in Amil, 2 in Bayaa, 1 in Kadhemiya, 2 in Ealam, 2 in Saidiyah.


- A suicide truck bomb targeted the education dept. building, used by Iraqi police. 12 people were killed and 25 were injured. The explosion destroyed many of the neighboring houses and buildings.

- A parked car bomb targeted police vehicle in central Tikrit. One policeman was killed and 3 others were injured.


- Around 8:45 a.m. a road side bomb targeted a police vehicle not far away from the bus station in Kirkuk. 1 policeman was injured.

- Around midday, Gunmen killed Ahmed Hassan the local Mukhtar (local leader) of Al Khirba village in Al Riath (45 Km west of Kirkuk).


- A road side bomb targeted the Kurdish militia (Peshmerga) on the main road near Flaifel village near Al Faida area yesterday. 4 members were injured in the attack.


- Gunmen stormed a house in Al Mwilha area and killed 7 members from one family and injured 2 women yesterday. police estimated the number of the attackers of 5 to 6 gunmen.

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