Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq-Tuesday 05 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.


- Around 11 a.m. a roadside bomb exploded near Baghdad morgue targeting a police vehicle, injuring three civilians.

- Around noon a roadside bomb targeted a police vehicle in Palestine Street injuring two policemen.

- Police found one dead body in Saidiyah neighborhood in Baghdad.


- Gunmen attacked a checkpoint manned by members of an awakening council, A U.S. backed Sunni militia, in Sargaran area west of Kirkuk city, killing three members of the militia.