Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Tuesday 20 November 2007

McClatchy NewspapersNovember 20, 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 7 a.m., a roadside bomb exploded at Baladiyat neighborhood near the power supply transfers of the area injuring three people.

- Around 7.30 a.m., a car bomb exploded at Shariqa intersection in Bayaa neighborhood ( south west Baghdad ) killing two people and injuring 7 others.

- Around 8 a.m., gunmen assassinated Dr. Musa Ja’afar , the head of the Geological survey , killing one of his companions and injuring the other at Baratha mosque intersection in Uttaifiyah ( north Baghdad).

- Around 8 a.m., a random fire took place in Mansour neighborhood at Dragh district killing two people .

- Around 1 p.m., a roadside bomb targeted an American patrol at Baladiyat intersection in Al-Muhandiseen district injuring three civilians.

- Around 5 p.m., mortars lobbed on the green zone ( IZ) in Baghdad .No casualties or damage reported.

- Police found ( 6 ) unidentified bodies in the following neighborhood in Baghdad : ( 3 ) were found in west Baghdad ( Karkh bank ) ; 2 in Amil and 1 in Mansour . While ( 3 ) were found in east Baghdad ( Risafa bank ) ; 2 in Sadr city and 1 in Uttafiyah.


- Around noon , gunmen attacked a family in their house at Zighania ( 10 km south of Baquba ) killing three brothers and injuring their sister .

- Tuesday afternoon, Iraqi forces raided some sites at Othmaniyah village ( 20 km west Baquba ) killing three gunmen after having clashes with them .They also confiscated 2 RPGs and 1 BKC .

- Around 5p.m., gunmen opened fire on a girl of 18 years old in her house shot dead at once . No further details of the incident and the reason behind it.


- Around 4.30 p.m. of Monday afternoon, a planted bomb inside an officer’s car of the Ameriat Al-Falluja FBS exploded killing the officer ( Jamal Falij) and injuring two policemen near a police check point inside the residential complex in the area. Abu Risha guys had an instant movement and arrested 2 suspected who were not from the complex and found near the scene.


- Monday night, a roadside bomb targeted an Iraqi army patrol at Sifra village on the Kirkuk – Biji route ( west Kirkuk ) killing one soldier and injuring three others.

- Around 7.30 p.m. of Monday evening , gunmen opened fire on an Iraqi army patrol at Hussainiyah village on Kirkuk – Biji ( west Kirkuk) which made the Iraqi patrol raided the village they came from arresting four suspected people having 3 machine guns ( AK4 ) taking them to their headquarter to investigate them.


- Basra morgue had delivered four unidentified bodies from two different neighborhoods in Basra city.

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