Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Saturday 14 August 2010

McClatchy NewspapersAugust 14, 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.


- Gunmen killed two policemen while they were asleep in their patrol car in New Baghdad neighborhood, east Baghdad, and then set the car on fire and fled the place around 6 a.m.

- Gunmen using guns fitted with silencers killed two policemen from the federal police in a drive-by shooting in Amil neighborhood, southwest Baghdad, around 7 a.m.

- Gunmen attacked a checkpoint of Sahwa militia, A U.S. backed militia, in Shaab neighborhood, northeast Baghdad, killing one militia man and injuring another around 7:15 a.m.

- A sticky bomb stuck to a civilian car exploded as the car entered an Iraqi police checkpoint in Al Amil neighborhood injuring the driver and one policeman.

- A roadside bomb targeted civilians in Al Jihad neighborhood caused injuries to three civilians.

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