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Roundup of Iraq Violence - Feb. 25, 2007

- Habbaniya

- At 4:30 p.m., a truck bomb exploded near a Sunni Muslim mosque and a marketplace in this city near Fallujah, the heart of the Sunni insurgency in Anbar province, killing 36 worshipers and wounding more than 60.

- Baghdad

_ Eight Iraqi national policemen were killed when as many as 10 insurgents armed with rifles and grenades attacked a police checkpoint near Baghdad International Airport. U.S. troops and air support responded, and the U.S. military reported that two of the attackers were killed.

- The Ministry of Interior's Operations Center reported that 10 civilians were injured when four mortar shells fell in the Abo Dsheer neighborhood of south Baghdad at 11 a.m..

- At 12:00 p.m., two civilians were killed and four were wounded when a parked car bomb exploded on the main road of Al Jamiíaa street in west Baghdad. The explosion targeted an Iraqi army patrol that was passing through. The Iraqi army surrounded the area, but the of the army casualties were not known.

- At 12:30 p.m., two civilians were killed and 10 were injured, including two women and a child, when a parked car bomb exploded near the museum square in the Al Alawi neighborhood of downtown Baghdad

- At 2 p.m., one civilian was killed and 14 were injured when mortar rounds fell in the Shula neighborhood of northwest Baghdad.

- At 4:54 p.m., three civilians were killed and at least nine were injured when a car bomb exploded in Jadiria, not far from the headquarters of Supreme Council for the Islamic Revolution in Iraq (SCIRI), a prominent Shiite political party.

- Police found 20 dead bodies in Baghdad, two in the Rusafa area on the east side of the Tigris River and 18 corpses in Karkh on the western side of Baghdad.

- Kirkuk

- A Kirkuk police official announced that an improvised explosive device targeting a police patrol exploded Saturday morning near the third bridge in the city north of Baghdad. According to the official, there were no injuries but the bomb damaged a civilian car that was passing near the patrol.

- In al Masla neighborhood, where there has been other violence this month, the Emergency Police Forces found and defused three IEDs and detained two people suspected of planting an IED in the area.

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