Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Thursday 27 December 2007

McClatchy NewspapersDecember 27, 2007 

The daily Iraqi 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 9 a.m. a roadside bomb targeted a bus in Al Baladiyat neighborhood, killing one and injuring nine.

- Around 9:15 a.m. a roadside bomb targeted civilians in Karrada, injuring two civilians.

- Police found four bodies in Baghdad, one in New Baghdad, in Qahira, in Zafaraniyah and in Amil.

Diyala

- Gunmen chased two mini buses near Kanan, about 25 kilometers north of Baquba, and kidnapped the passengers. Police said 22 passengers were kidnapped.

- Four roadside bombs exploded in Jalawla targeting a health care center, market area, the mayor's office and a house in the town. No casualties were reported. A fifth roadside bomb targeted a police vehicle heading to one of the bombing sites. It injured three police officers.

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