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Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Tuesday 17 August 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

- Around 8 a.m, a suicide bomber blew himself up targeting crowds of recruits in Bab Al muatham neighborhood in downtown Baghdad killing 48 and wounding 129.

- A roadside bomb detonated in Yarmouk neighborhood in west baghdad targeting the vehicle of the director of Iraq appeal court Judge Kamal Jabbar Bander. Bander was seriously injured.

Diyala

- Two judges were wounded when a roadside bomb detonated targeting their vehicle in Balad Rooz area east of Baquba around 7:30 a.m.

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