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Roundup of daily violence in Iraq - Wednesday 1 August 2007

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  • Jim Galasyn
    Roundup of daily violence in Iraq - Wednesday 1 August 2007 By Laith Hammoudi | McClatchy Newspapers The daily Iraqi violence report is compiled by McClatchy
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      Roundup of daily violence in Iraq - Wednesday 1 August 2007

      By Laith Hammoudi | McClatchy Newspapers

       

      The daily Iraqi 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

       

      Gunmen killed Major General Mahir Nori, the officer in the directorate of the traffic police. The incident happened near Al Nahdha neighborhood east Baghdad around 8,30 am.

       

      20 people were killed and 40 others wounded in a suicide car bomb near Al Hurriyah square in Karrada neighborhood close to Al Faqma ice cream store, a very well known ice cream store where families gather downtown Baghdad at 10,20 am. 15 cars were burnt in the explosion.

       

      50 people were killed and 60 wounded in a suicide fuel tank bomb in the entrance of Al Mansour fuel station in Mansour neighborhood downtown Baghdad around 2,00 pm.

       

      3 people were killed and 5 injured in a parked car bomb in Doura neighborhood south Baghdad around 2,05 pm.

       

      Kirkuk

       

      8 people were injured in a car bomb targeted the convoy of the police commander of Raheem Awa police station in Kirkuk city yesterday evening.

       

      A civilian was injured in two IEDs explosions targeted police patrols downtown Kirkuk city north of Baghdad around 7,15 pm.

       

      The chief of Domiz police station in Kirkuk city said that police force had arrested two men while they were trying to kidnap a child in Al Asra neighborhood in the city.

       

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