Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Friday 28 December 2007

McClatchy NewspapersDecember 28, 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.

Baghdad

- At 1 p.m., a car bomb exploded at Al-Tayaran square in Bab Al-Sharji( downtown Baghdad) killing 8 people and injuring 66 others.

- Around 5 p.m., mortars hit Al-Meshtal intersection ( east Baghdad) killing 1 person and injuring another while they were in a Kia mini bus in the area.

- Around 5.30 p.m., an American squad defused a car bomb at Jamaa neighborhood (west Baghdad) .No casualties or damages recorded.

- Police found ( 3 ) unidentified dead bodies in the following neighborhoods in Baghdad: ( 2 ) were found in east Baghdad ( Risafa bank ) in Kasra neighborhood .While ( 1 ) was found in Bayaa in west Baghdad ( Karkh bank).

Diyala

The following incident took place from 3 pm till 7 pm of Today :

- Gunmen disguised with the Iraqi army uniform attacked a house of Sunni family at Sadaa village ( 5 km north of Baquba ) .They killed two men and pushed the women out of the house. When left, women found out IEDs planted in the house .Army came and defused the IEDs . Al-Qaeda was behind this crime as the two men were from the Sahwa ( Awakening Council) sending a message of not joining such councils otherwise those who join the Sahwas will have the same fate of the two men got.

- A roadside bomb exploded at Zighaniya ( 3 km north of Baquba ) killing one child and injuring another.

- A sniper shot a policeman dead at al-Mafraq in Baquba without any further information, police said.

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