Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq, Saturday 2 August 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 Jihad, west Baghdad. No casualties were reported.


A roadside bomb targeted a checkpoint manned by Sahwa members, a U.S. backed militia, in Flaijah village 20 km to the east of Baquba, Saturday. The explosion killed four Sahwa members and injured another four.