Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq, Thursday 17 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.


A roadside bomb targeted a U.S. military convoy in Obaidi, east Baghdad at 3 p.m. No casualties were reported.

A roadside bomb exploded near al-Samaraei Mosque, New Baghdad at 7 p.m. killing on civilian, injuring three others.

Two unidentified bodies were found in Baghdad by Iraqi police today, one in Shoala and the other in Palestine Street.


A roadside bomb targeted a pick up truck carrying a man and his three sons who were going on a picnic. The explosion, near al-Nyi village, 50 km t the north of Baquba killing the father, injuring all four sons.