Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq, Thursday 31 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 civilians in Karrada injuring two civilians.

A roadside bomb targeted an Iraqi Army patrol near the general hospital in Madain to the southeast of Baghdad city injuring two soldiers.

Three unidentified bodies were found in Baghdad by Iraqi Police today; one in Palestine Street, one in Bayaa and one in Bab al-Muatham.


A suicide car bomb targeted al-Sheheed Police Station in al-Gayarah district to the south of Mosul before noon Thursday. The explosion killed three policemen and injured four.

Two parked car bombs targeted an Iraqi Army patrol in the village of Kook Jely to the north east of Mosul injuring nine people including three soldiers.

Three female bodies were found in different neighbourhoods in Mosul city by local police.