Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Thursday 18 October 2007

McClatchy NewspapersOctober 18, 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 McClatchy's Washington Bureau.

Baghdad

- Around 4 p.m. a road side bomb targeted Iraqi police patrol near the national theater in Baghdad. One police man was injured and two civilians.

- Around 5 p.m. A road side bomb targeted Iraqi army vehicle in Arab Jubor area south Baghdad. One Iraqi soldier was killed and 3 others were injured.

- Iraqi police accused U.S. military of shooting randomly in an intersection in Al Bunouk area in Baghdad. Iraqi police said five civilians were injured.

- Police found five dead bodies throughout Baghdad. 1 in Sleikh, 1 in Washash, 1 in Amil, 1 in Doura, 1 in Saidiyah.

Tikrit

- Iraqi police said American military shot and killed 3 men and one woman and injured one woman in their car on a road near Beiji city north of Baghdad.

- Iraqi police found one dead body in Dour. The deceased was a member of the awakening council in the area.

Kirkuk

- A road side bomb targeted citizen Muayad Abdullah car in Al Sibaghiyah village northwester of Kirkuk yesterday. Abdullah was immediately killed according to police.

- Police found a chopped head in Al Hawija west of Kirkuk today. Police identified the man as Mohammed Abdul Aziz an integrity committee employee. His body was found two days ago in a different area.

- A car bomb targeted Iraqi army patrol in Al Hawija today. Three soldiers were killed and 11 civilians were injured.

- A car bomb exploded on the main road leading to Kirkuk airport in Kirkuk. Police said the explosion caused no casualties or damages.

- Three civilians were injured when their car approached a private company security convoy on the main road that connects Erbil and Kirkuk today.

Basra

- Around 8:30 a.m. an IED explosion targeted civilians in central Basra near a school. One civilian was killed and14 others were injured.

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