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Roundup of Violence in Iraq - April 30, 2007

BaghdadAround 8 a.m. A roadside bomb exploded at Al Bayaa neighborhood near the local market of Ishreen street (20 street) killing 1 civilian and injuring 2.- Around 8.30 a.m. A roadside bomb exploded at Doura neighborhood at Abu Tayara street injuring 2 civilians.- Around 8.50 am , a suicide car bomber drove his car inside a subway near Nisour square killing 2 civilians and injuring 15 with some damage to the tunnel .- Around 9 a.m. A brigadier general in the ministry of defense was abducted at Al-Saidiya neighborhood.- Around 10 a.m. A roadside bomb exploded at Al-Mansour neighborhood without casualties.- Around 11 am, a roadside bomb exploded when an American convoy passed by in Yusifiya neighborhood ( south of Baghdad ) without knowing the casualties.- Around 1.30 pm, a roadside exploded near Talbiya bridge neighborhood killing 1 civilian and injuring 4.- Around 3.30 p.m. A suicide car exploded in Hay Al-Ja'mia neighborhood near Mula Huaish mosque injuring 4 civilians. - Around 4:30 p.m. A mortar shell landed in Al Shaab neighborhood killing one resident and injured 9.- Around 4:50 p.m. A parked car bomb exploded in Al Baia neighborhood (street 13) killing 2 civilians and injured 8.- Around 5 p.m. A mortar shell landed in Al Husseiniya neighborhood killing 2 residents.- Around 5 p.m. A mortar shell landed in Albu Etha area killing one and injuring 1.- Around 6 p.m. Gunmen killed and interior ministry officer LC Alaa Mahmoud Mohamed in Al Ghadeer neighborhood.- Around 7 p.m. A mortar shell landed in Abu Disheer neighborhood. 2 residents were killed and 5 were injured.- Around 9 p.m. A mortar shell landed in Al Baia neighborhood damaging one house at least and started a fire in the house.- Police found 27 corpses throughout Baghdad in the following neighborhoods:2 in New Baghdad, 2 in Sileikh, 1 in Shaab, 2 in Binouk, 2 in Qahira, 2 in Sadr, 1 in Shalchia, 5 in Abu Ghreib, 2 in Doura, 2 in Amel, 2 in Jihad, 2 in Baia, 2 in Shuala (one of the two corpses belongs to an Egyptian citizen his name is Hamoudi Hashim) Kirkuk-- Around 6.10 pm of Sunday 29, a roadside bomb exploded in Tairan Square in front of a school in the downtown of Kirkuk without casualties. - Around 9.30 pm of Sunday 29, a roadside bomb exploded in front of a house in Wahid Huzairan neighborhood in the downtown of Kirkuk without casualties. Salah Al Din- Early this morning, a roadside bomb exploded when an American convoy passed near the check point of Biji refinery damaging one Humvee vehicle without knowing casualties. Diyala- Around 1.45 pm, two female students were killed in a car which was supposed to take them home coming from Diyala university to Al-Sadda neighborhood near Bald Rouz ( 45 km east of Baquba) when gunmen opened their fire against them.- Today morning a road side bomb exploded in central Baqouba injuring 7 civilians including 3 children.- Police found 2 corpses in Al Khalis city carries multiple shots.- Around 5:50 p.m. a suicide wearing a bomb vest detonated in a funeral tent among the people killing 14 and injuring more than 28. Basra- 1 gunman was killed and other 4 gunmen were injured and one passing by civilian as they were attacking a military aircraft (according to eye witnesses) and the aircraft responded. The attack occurred in Al Hussein area western Basra.

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