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Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Saturday 6 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 roadside bomb targeted civilians in Shurta Street, Doura, south Baghdad at around 3 p.m. Saturday injuring three.

A roadside bomb inside a plastic carrier bag, left in a pot hole in the middle of Shurta Street, Doura, south Baghdad, exploded just as three policemen approached it to investigate, Saturday. All three policemen were severely wounded.

Najaf

A car bomb parked in a car park, half a kilometer from the Shrine in central Najaf, detonated at around 8.30 a.m. Saturday killing three pilgrims, two of whom were Iranian, and wounding 54 others including 17 Iraqis and 37 Iranians.

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