Friday, May 11, 2007


Round-up of violence across Iraq

Roundup of Iraq Violence - 10 May 2007
(McClatchy Newspapers) - The daily Iraq violence report is compiled by McClatchy Newspapers 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.
(Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 1200 GMT on Friday:
* denotes new or updated item.
* BAGHDAD - A U.S. soldier was killed and two others were wounded when a roadside bomb hit their vehicle in eastern Baghdad on Thursday, the U.S. military said. One of the wounded soldiers later returned to duty, the military said.
TIKRIT - One U.S. soldier was killed and nine were wounded by an explosion on Thursday during combat operations in Diyala province, north of Baghdad, the U.S. military said.
DIWANIYA - A U.S. soldier was killed on Thursday when his patrol came under small-arms fire in Diwaniya, 180 km (112 miles) south of Baghdad, the U.S. military said.
BAGHDAD - A U.S. soldier was killed by small-arms fire on Thursday in southern Baghdad, the U.S. military said.
BAGHDAD - U.S. troops killed four militants suspected of involvement in car bomb networks, including one believed to have links to senior al Qaeda in Iraq leaders in a series of raids in and around Baghdad and in the northern city of Mosul over the past two days, the U.S. military. Nine militants were detained.
ZAAFARANIYA - A mortar bomb killed two people and wounded four when it hit a market in Zaafaraniya district in southern Baghdad on Thursday, police said.
BAGHDAD - Police said they found 20 bullet-riddled bodies in different districts of Baghdad on Thursday.
MOSUL - Police found six bodies on Thursday in different districts in Mosul, north of Baghdad, police said.
BAGHDAD - Two mortar bombs killed two people and wounded one in southern Baghdad's Doura district on Thursday, police said.
DIWANIYA - A roadside bomb targeting a police patrol wounded five policemen and three other people on Thursday in Diwaniya, police said.
KIRKUK - Police said they found an unidentified bullet-riddled body bearing signs of torture on Friday in Hawija, 70 km (43 miles) southwest of Kirkuk.
KIRKUK - Gunmen killed one civilian in a drive-by shooting in Kirkuk, police said.
FALLUJA - U.S. forces killed several insurgents and destroyed three trucks with mounted anti-aircraft weapons on Tuesday near Karmah, a town near the western city of Falluja, the U.S. military said.
FALLUJA - Gunmen killed the deputy mayor of Falluja's municipal council in a drive-by shooting near his house, police said.
BAGHDAD - U.S. forces found a large cache of mortar rounds in western Baghdad on Wednesday, the U.S. military said.

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