Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq, Thursday 3 July 2008

The daily Iraq 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

A roadside bomb targeted a U.S military convoy near Biscolata factory, Ameriyah, west Baghdad at 4 a.m. Thursday. No casualties were reported.

Gunmen blew up the residence of Shatha al-Musawi, MP for the United Iraqi Alliance, majority Shiite bloc at 10 a.m. Thursday. The house in Adil neighbourhood was deserted. The explosion destroyed the house, damaged two adjacent houses and injured four civilians including one female.

A parked car bomb exploded near Yarmouk Hospital, west Baghdad at 8.45 p.m. Thursday killing four civilians, injuring eight.

Four unidentified bodies were found in Baghdad by Iraqi Police today; one in Waziriyah, one in Shaab, one in Ali al-Salih and one in Shoala.


Gunmen open fire from a speeding vehicle killing one policeman and injuring one civilian in al-Wahda neighbourhood late Wednesday.

A roadside bomb targeted a police patrol in al-Sheikh Fathi neighbourhood. The explosion wounded two policemen.


A truck driver and a taxi driver were kidnapped along with their vehicles in Khalis district, 15 km north of Baquba at 9 a.m. Thursday.