Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Thursday 26 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.


Armed men attacked a Sahwa checkpoint in Sarween village in Muqdadiyah, at dawn Thursday, killing all eight Sahwa members manning the checkpoint.

A roadside bomb targeted an army patrol in Abu Khemees village, 15 km to the south of Baquba, at 1 p.m. Thursday, killing two soldiers and seriously injuring the other two.