Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Saturday 18 July 2009

McClatchy NewspapersJuly 18, 2009 

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 8:45 p.m. a roadside bomb targeted a vehicle of the Iraqi police near Al Bayaa neighborhood western Baghdad injuring two policemen.

Nineveh

- A roadside bomb targeted a vehicle of Iraqi army soldiers in 17th of July neighborhood western Mosul city. Two soldiers were injured.

Anbar

- A roadside bomb targeted Naeem Jassim Al Halbousi, a tribal sheikh, in central of Garma town north of Fallujah. Al Halbousi was killed along with two bodyguards and another guard was injured.

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