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March 26, 2007 - MidEastWire.com Daily Iraq Monitor

March 26, 2007

Al Sharqiyah TV:

Iraqi police detachments found today the bodies of 17 treacherously-killed people in various areas in Baghdad. The channel cites a security source as saying that "most of the bodies bore signs of torture and bullet holes."

A police patrol found the body of a treacherously-killed person in the centre of Al-Diwaniyah, the capital city of Al-Qadisiyah Governorate. The channel cites a security source as saying that "the body was bound, blindfolded, and bore signs of torture."

A roadside explosive charge targeting an Iraqi police patrol went off in Al-Za'faraniyah, southern of Baghdad, today. The channel cites police sources as saying that "the detonation of the explosive charge resulted in the martyrdom of one of the patrol's elements and the wounding of three others."

Unknown gunmen assassinated today one of the chieftains of Mosul city, the capital of Ninawa Governorate, in northern Iraq. The channel cites Iraqi police sources as saying that "gunmen inside a civilian car intercepted the way of Chieftain Muhammad al-Qu'ud, opened fire on him, resulting in his immediate death."

The channel cites the police as saying that "gunmen killed a captain in the Facilities Protection Service in Mosul city last night.

Clashes erupted today in Al-Iskandariyah area in northern Al-Hillah, in Babil Governorate, south of Baghdad, resulting in the death of one person and the wounding of three others. This happened after the fall of a mortar shell on one of the mosques, which made the security forces impose a curfew in the city so as to avoid any escalation. - MIDEASTWIRE.COM, Middle East



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