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Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq Monday - 22 October October 2007

The daily Iraqi violence report is compiled by McClatchy Newspapers Special Correspondents in Baghdad from police, military and medical reports. This is not a comprehensive list of all violence in Iraq, much of which goes unreported. It’s posted without editing as transmitted to McClatchy’s Washington Bureau.

Baghdad

Two civilians were killed and eight others wounded in two IEDs explosions in Zafaraniyah district southeast Baghdad around 7,00 am.

Two civilians were killed and thirteen others injured in an IED explosion near al Elwiyah operator in Karrada neighborhood downtown Baghdad around 9,30 am. 3 cars and two shops were damaged in the explosion.

An Iraqi soldier was killed and two others wounded in an IED explosion that targeted their patrol in Al Jamia’a neighborhood west Baghdad around 3,00 pm.

Police found five unidentified bodies today. Four bodies were found in Karkh, the western side of Baghdad in the following neighborhoods (1 body in Mansour, 1 body in Amil, 1 body in Saidiyah and 1 body in Doura.) the fifth body was found in New Baghdad neighborhood in the

Babil

Two civilians were killed in an IED explosion in Al Mahawil town (15 Kms north of Hilla city) today morning.

Gunmen killed and engineer in Eskandariyah town north of Hilla city around 10,00 am.

A civilian was killed when a mortar shell hit his house in Eskandariyah town today morning.

Karbala

Five gunmen were killed and four civilians were wounded in clashes between the security forces and gunmen in Al Hur area (3 Kms west of Karbala city)yesterday night. Police said that the clashes broke out around 9,00 pm and lasted until 2 am adding that 30 people were arrested and curfew was imposed in the area.

Kirkuk

Security forces found two unidentified bodies in Lailan district southeast Kirkuk today morning. The bodies were eye folded and hand cuffed and signs of bullets were on them.

Nineveh

A policeman was killed and four civilians were wounded in an IED explosion near the third bridge inside Mosul city north of Baghdad around 2,00 pm.

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