Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq – Wednesday 7 May 2008

McClatchy NewspapersMay 7, 2008 

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 7:45 a.m. a stick bomb exploded in a bus carrying employees of the Iraqi foreign ministry near Al Alawi area in central Baghdad injuring three employees, Iraqi police said.

- Around 10 a.m. a stick bomb exploded in a civilian car near Al Tayaran square in central Baghdad injuring one civilian.

- Five men were injured within the last 24 hours in Sadr city.

- Police found five unidentified dead bodies throughout Baghdad, one in Zafaraniyah, one in Mashtal, one in Dora, two in Saidiyah.

Nineveh

- Gunmen using explosives flattened a policeman's house in Al Yousif area in Mosul.

- Gunmen attacked an Iraqi army checkpoint killing two soldiers.

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