Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq, Friday 18 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 Habibiyah, Sadr City at noon Friday injuring three civilians. No casualties were reported by the U.S. military.

One unidentified body was found in Baghdad by Iraqi Police today in Amil neighbourhood.


A suicide car bomb targeted an Iraqi Army patrol in the intersection of Flaifla village, Tilkeif district, 25 km to the east of Mosul killing three army servicemen, injuring seven.


A suicide motorbike targeted the residence of the Head of the Popular Committees, a U.S. backed militia, in Diyala Laith Salih. The explosion injured Salih's brother and caused material damages to his home.