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Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Saturday 25 April 2009

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.

Diyala

A roadside bomb planted in a residential plot of land in Tapa district, Khanaqeen exploded Friday evening killing two young men.

Nineveh

A roadside bomb targeted an Iraqi Army patrol in al Wihda neighbourhood, southeastern Mosul Friday killing one Iraqi soldier and injuring one woman who was in the vicinity.

A roadside bomb planted on the Sinjar – Baaj route 120 km to the northwest of Mosul exploded Friday targeting a car carrying the son of Sheikh Medlool al Mutlag, one of the tribal sheikhs of Shammar tribe, one of the biggest tribes in Iraq. The sheikh's son was killed in the explosion.

Kirkuk

- Two roadside bombs targeted a police patrol on the main road that connects Kirkuk with Baghdad around noon. Five policemen were wounded.

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