Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Thursday 17 June, 2010

McClatchy NewspapersJune 17, 2010 

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.


A roadside bomb targeted a U.S. military convoy in Taji district, a northern Baghdad suburb, at 10 a.m. Thursday. No casualties were reported by the U.S. military.

An unidentified body was found in Saidiyah neighbourhood, south Baghdad, late Wednesday.


Armed men raided a home in Fhailat village, 30 km to the south of Fallujah, and shot dead the father, mother, uncle and three sons, one of them a baby, and seriously injured the four-year-old daughter. The father belonged to a tribe that was vocal about their anti-Qaida views.


Iranian artillery bombardment resumed late Wednesday, targeting Choman district once again, but causing no human casualties because whole villages have been abandoned.


A magnetic bomb was stuck to a civilian car and detonated from afar, in al Asri neighbourhood in central Tikrit, Wednesday, injuring the driver.


Two armed men on a speeding motorbike opened fire at a group of civilians near al Amin School in al Amin neighbourhood, central Baquba at 11.30 p.m. Wednesday, killing one young man and injuring another.

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