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Roundup of Iraq Violence -- May 5, 2007

Baghdad - A civilian was killed and 5 others were injured when a suicide car bomb exploded targeting Al Karkh police station between Al Nosoor intersection and Qahtan intersection south west Baghdad at 12,08 pm. - US troops killed a civilian in Al Shaab area east Baghdad at 1,30 am. - 2 civilians were injured when a mortar shell hit Al Bayaa neighborhood south west Baghdad around 5,00pm - 2 civilians were wounded when a mortar shell hit Abo Disheer neighborhood south Baghdad around 5,10 pm - 2 policemen were injured in an IED explosion targeted their patrol in Saidiyah neighborhood south Baghdad around 5,30 pm. - A civilian was killed and 2 others were wounded when gunmen opened fire randomly in Al Amil neighborhood south west Baghdad around 6,00 pm. - 2 civilians were injured when a mortar shell hit Al Benook neighborhood east Baghdad around 6,00 pm. - A civilian was killed and 5 others were injured when an IED exploded in Karrada Dakhil (Karrada in) around 8,15 pm. - 9 citizens were killed and 13 others wounded when two suicide car bombs tried to attack a recruiting center for the Iraqi army in Al Haswa area west Baghdad. - 11 anonymous bodies were found in different neighborhoods in Baghdad today.7 bodies were found in Karkh, the eastern side of Baghdad in the following nighborhoods (2 bodies in Bayaa, 2 bodies in Amil, 1 body in Kadhimikyah, 1 body in Mansour and 1 body in Saidiyah.) 4 bodies were found in Rusafa, the eastern part of Baghdad in the following neighborhoods (2 bodies in Baghdad Al Jadida, 1 body in Kifah and 1 body in Shaab). Diyala province - A governmental official said that gunmen tried to break up the house of a member in the IIP in Muqdadiyah town Hamdi Hasson Al Zubaidi. The incident happened early morning today and led to the injury of one of the guards. - A governmental official said that a policeman was killed and 2 others were injured when gunmen attacked a check point in Mustafa Jawad square near the entrance of Khalis city north of Baquba city yesterday evening. The security force in the check point arrested one of the gunmen. - A policeman was killed when gunmen attacked a police check point in Al Aswad area, one of the neighborhoods of Khalis town early morning today. - Gunmen killed 4 men from one family (Younis JarAllah family) when they attacked Al Baghadda village in Kanaan town south of Baquba. - Security sources said that clashes happened between gunmen and men fropm Shammar tribe in Kanaan city yesterday. The clashes lasted fro 5 hours claiming the lives of 2 men from Shammar tribe and injuring 5. - A security source in Kanaan town said that gunmen kidnapped 5 civilians early morning today. Kirkuk - police said that a civilian was killed and 3 policemen were injured when an IED exploded near Haja Sabriyah mosque downtown Kirkuk city north of Baghdad at 9,00 am. Another IED exploded in the same place at 1,50 injuring tow civilians. Basra - A policeman was killed accidentally while the British troops was clashing with gunmen in Al Jam’iyat neighborhood west Basra. - 5 civilians were injured when 4 Katyosha rockets hit Al Baradhiyah neighborhood downtown Basra city early morning today.

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