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Roundup of violence in Iraq - 2 February 2007

The daily Iraq violence report is compiled by McClatchy Newspapers Special Correspondent Sahar Al Shawi in Baghdad from police, military and medical reports. This is not a comprehensive list of all violence in Iraq, much of which goes unreported. Itís posted without editing as transmitted to McClatchyís Washington Bureau.

Baghdad Two IED axploded in northern Baghdad this morning wounding three civilians.

In Kadhimiya three civilians were wounded as a result of a Katiosha missile aimed at the area today.

Diyala Dr.Walhan Hameed Al-Timimi, Dean of the College Physical Education in Dyala University was assassinated in full view of the teachers on campus. His son was with him and suffered the same fate.

The Staff point an accusing finger at the President of the university, Dr. Alaaí Al-Atbi, saying that he is involved with armed groups and facilitates their tasks by setting up the targets and doing nothing in way of calling for assistance if any attacks took place, and have taken the initiative to report their complaint to the media repetitively.

A security source in Baquba City mentioned that an armed group assassinated lawyer Waleed Al-Zihairi in the town of BaladRooz yesterday 01.02.07. Three civilian bystanders were also killed, the same source said another 2 civilians were killed in a seperated incident.

The same source added that three civilians were injured in a mortar attack on a civilian neighborhood in eastern Khalis today.

Four mortar bombs were aimed at the small village of Parwana, in Muqdadiya and caused material losses to the houses of the inhabitants, no lives lost.

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