Round-up of daily violence - Wednesday 14 November 2007

McClatchy NewspapersNovember 14, 2007 

The daily Iraq 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 8 a.m., a roadside bomb targeted an American patrol at Salhiyah neighborhood (downtown Baghdad) near Salhiyah police station killing two civilians and injuring three others.

- Around 9 a.m., a roadside bomb targeted an American patrol in Binouk neighborhood (north east Baghdad).No casualties reported.

- Police found (5) unidentified dead bodies in the following neighborhoods in Baghdad: ( 3 ) were found in west Baghdad ( Karkh bank ) ; 1 in Saidiyah , 1 in Doura and 1 in Ja’amia . While 2 were found in east Baghdad (Risafa bank); 1 in New Baghdad and 1 in Jisr Diyala.


- Around 5.30 p.m., a suicide car bomber targeted a host tent for Skeikh Ammar Al-Gurtani in Muyalha in Al-Iskandariyah (north Babil ) killing 3 people and injuring 8 others.


- Around 3 p.m., gunmen kidnapped a person (a farmer who was in his pick up vehicle) on the way between Hawija and Abassiyah (west of Kirkuk).

- Wednesday afternoon, gunmen riding a Toyota vehicle killed an Iraqi soldier from the first battalion, the second brigade inside the Hawija main market (the great suq ). When a police patrol came the same gunmen killed a policeman and ran away.


- Tuesday night, a Katyusha missile hit the British base in Basra international airport which made the British forces responded with six mortars. No casualties reported.

- At dawn, two mortars hit two areas in Basra, one hit a house in Bab Midan (5 km south Basra city) while the second one fell into Shatt Al-Arab.

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