Round-up of Daily Violence - Sunday 13 July 2008

McClatchy NewspapersJuly 13, 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.


- Around 7:30 am a roadside bomb targeted a police patrol at Beirut intersection in Palestine Street neighborhood in Eastern Baghdad. 6 people were injured including two policemen.

- Around 8:30 am a roadside bomb targeted a police patrol at Maghrib Street in Adhemiyah neighborhood. 4 people were injured including 2 policemen.

- Police found one dead body in Amil neighborhood in west Baghdad.


- A roadside bomb targeted a police patrol in Al-Maridh neighborhood downtown Mosul. One civilian was killed.


Around 5:30 am a roadside bomb targeting the head of the anti-terrorism’s house in central Fallujah (west of Baghdad). He was injured in that incident. Minutes later, another roadside bomb exploded targeting a police patrol which came to the scene. 4 policemen were killed and five others were wounded, Police said. Then, the head of Falluja police Colonel Faisal Al-Zobayee announced his resignation of his position.


- Gunmen opened fire on a soccer field in Dhuluiya(south of Tikrit). A policeman and a Sahwa member were killed with two civilians and a Sahwa member were injured in that attack including a nine-year old child, a coalition statement said.

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