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Roundup of violence in Iraq 28-4-07

Baghdad- A civilian was killed (daily cleaning worker) and 8 of his colleagues were injured in an IED explosion targeted them in Zafaraniyah neighborhood south east Baghdad at 6,30 am.- An American convoy was targeted by an IED explosion on the airport street west Baghdad at 8,30. The US troop closed the area, no casualties reported yet.- 5 employees working for the Iraq Red Crescent were killed and another employee was injured when their GMC car was attacked in Saidiyah neighborhood south Baghdad at 9,00 . The employees who were in their way to Syria were attacked by gunmen driving a mini bus.- 3 civilians were killed and 10 others were injured when a mortar shell hit Al Risalah neighborhood south east Baghdad at 12, 00 am.- A civilian was killed and 3 others were injured when an IED exploded targeting them in Bab Al Morad street in Kadhimiyah neighborhood north west Baghdad at 1,15 pm.- 2 civilians were injured in an IED explosion near Al Neda’a mosque in Wazirirah neighborhood east Baghdad at 2,00 pm.- 2 civilians were injured in a parked car bomb explosion in Shoala west Baghdad at 4,30 pm.- 3 civilians were wounded when an IED exploded near Al Shurta tunnel south west Baghdad. at 5,30 pm.- 17 anonymous bodies were found in Baghdad today. 16 bodies were found in Karkh, the western part of Baghdad in the following neighborhoods (6 bodies in Al Amil, 2 bodies in Saidiyah, 2 bodies in Hurriyah, 2 bodies in Bayaa, 2 bodies in Doura, 1 body in Mahmoudiyah, 1 body in Washshash). 1 body was found in Sadr city in the eastern part of Baghdad Diyala Province- A security source in Muqdadiyah town police said that a police patrol had found an anonymous body in one of the outskirts of the town yesterday evening. The body was shot in many parts the source said.- A source in the Iraqi army said that an Iraq soldier was killed and another one was injured when an IED exploded targeting their patrol in Al Mijadad area, a part of Khalis town yesterday.- A source in Diyala police said that 7 policemen were wounded in the clashes happened yesterday evening and the first hours of Saturday between policemen and gunmen in Al Ameen area north Baquba yesterday evening.- A security source in Muqdadiyah town said that a civilian was injured down town Wajihiyah a part of Muqdadiyah town early morning today.- The source added that Another policeman was injured in clashes took place in Khaleel Basha area north Baquba early morning today.- A source in Baquba police said that the American forces killed a driver downtown Baquba city yesterday evening. No more details were revealed.- A medical source in Baquba public hospital said that the ambulances and police patrols evacuated 5 anonymous bodies from one of the neighborhoods of Baquba city early morning today. Police said that the bodies were shot in different parts.- Police patrols of Abbara area (10 KMs north of Baquba city) said that they found the bodies of 4 farmers whop were kidnapped last Thursday.- The commander of Khalis town police directorate said that an Iraq army soldier was killed and 3 other soldiers were wounded when a suicide car bomb targeted an Iraqi army checkpoint in Um Al Nakhal area, a part of Khalis town (10 Kms north of Baquba city).- Police patrols in Baquba found 8 bodies in different parts of the city today evening. 4 bodies were found in Baquba Al Jadida district west of Baquba.the bodies were handcuffed and blindfolded and the signs of heavy torturing were very clear allover the boidies. 3 bodies were found in Jorf Al Milih north Baquba and anther body was found Al Tahreer neighborhood south Baquba. Salahuddin.- Police sources said that an Iraqi police officer was killeby gunmen in Dholoiyah district south of Tikrit early morning.- According to Hawija town police sources, gunmen kidnapped today 3 individuals including a member in Hawija judiciary committee. The incident happened near Hawija 45 KMs west of Tikrit city. Kirkuk.- A source in Kirkuk police said that an Iraqi army soldier was injured when an IED exploded targeting his car on Kirkuk- Al Dibis motorway north west Kirkuk city. The source said that the targeted soldier is one of the members of the 5th battalion- the 1st brigade of the infrastructure in the Iraqi army. he added that the soldier was moved to Kiwan military hospital in Kirkuk. Karbala- the spokesman of Karbala health directorate Saleem Kadhum said that at least 57 citizens were killed and more than 147 others were injured in a parked car bomb explosion targeted the civilians near the intersection of Al Qibla street 200mts away from the shrine of Imam Abbas in Karbala city (90 KMs south of Baghdad) at 7, 10 pm. Kadhum said that this number represents a primary casualties recording because it counts only the casualties that had been moved to the two main hospitals of the city. Kadhum expected the number to increase rapidly because of the serious injuries of many citizens. The explosion happened in a very crowded area where shops owners, policemen, Iraqi army soldiers and other civilians gather. The steer is oen of the most crowded in Karbala city where many hotels receive the visitors of the two holy shrines in the city-

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