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Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Sunday 10 August 2008

The daily Iraqi 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.

Baghdad

Two Iraqis (two soldiers and two civilians) were injured by a roadside bomb that targeted a patrol of the Iraqi army in Zayuna neighborhood in east Baghdad around 7:30 a.m.

Two civilians were killed and ten others were injured by a roadside bomb near al Kamaliya mosque in Kamaliyah neighborhood in east Baghdad around 8:00 a.m.

Three Iraqi soldiers were injured by a roadside bomb that targeted a joint convoy of Iraqi army and US army near Salahuddin intersection in Kadhemiyah neighborhood in north Baghdad around 9:00 a.m.

Two security members working for an Iraqi private security company and two other civilians were injured by a roadside bomb that targeted one of the cars of the security company in Amil neighborhood in west Baghdad around 10:00 a.m.

An Iraqi soldier was killed and five others were injured by a parked car bomb in Mada’in town in south Baghdad around 11:00 a.m.

Three people (1 Iraqi soldier and 2 civilians) were killed and ten other people (4 Iraqi soldiers and 6 civilians) were injured by a roadside bomb that targeted a patrol of the Iraqi army near al Tahreer intersection in downtown Baghdad around 11:00 a.m.

Ten people (6 civilians, 3 Sahwa members and an American soldier) were killed and twenty other people (13 civilians, 4 Sahwa members and 3 US soldiers)were wounded a suicide bomber wearing an explosive vest detonated himself in Tarmiyah north of Baghdad around 2:00 p.m. US military confirmed the incident saying that one US soldier was killed and two others wounded.

Police found three unidentified bodies in Baghdad including a female body. The bodies were found in Ni’ariyah (the female body), Palestine Street and Shoala.

Diyala

Three civilians were killed and twenty other people including members from the Kurdish security forces known as Asayish were injured in a suicide car bomb near the office of the district commissioner of Khanaqeen city northeast of Baquba around 11:00 a.m.

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