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Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Thursday 11 December 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.

Baghdad

A roadside bomb targeted a U.S. military convoy in Ameriyah, western Baghdad at 8 a.m. Thursday. No casualties were reported, and no comment was available from the U.S. Military at time of publication.

Kirkuk

A suicide bomber wearing a suicide vest detonated in Abdullah Restaurant, on the main highway to the north of Kirkuk City that was packed with families rejoicing during Eid, at 1.50 p.m. Thursday killing 55 and injuring 102 according to Kirkuk Districts and Suburban Police.

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