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Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Thursday 4 March 2010

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 magnetic bomb stuck to a civilian car detonated in Nahdha Square, central Baghdad, at 10 a.m. Thursday, seriously injuring the driver.

A home made bomb detonated inside a residential building near Aden Square in Huriyah neighbourhood, northwest Baghdad at around 11 a.m. Thursday killing five people and injuring 22 others.

A suicide bomber wearing an explosive vest targeted a group of Iraqi army members gathered near a polling station for the security forces in al Amirat Street, Mansour, west Baghdad at a little after noon, Thursday, killing three and injuring another 25, many of whose injuries are serious.

A suicide bomber wearing an explosive vest targeted a group of army members gathered near to a polling station for the security forces in Bab Al Muatham, north Baghdad at 1 p.m. Thursday, killing four army members and injuring 10 others.

Nineveh

Insurgents blew up the home of Nawaf Saadoun Zaid, head of Unity of Iraq Coalition in Nineveh (the coalition is headed by incumbent interior minister Bolani) who had received threats and vacated the house earlier. Two women walking down the road were injured in the explosion.

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