Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Friday 11 January 2008

McClatchy NewspapersJanuary 11, 2008 

The daily Iraq violence report is complied 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.


- Around 6 p.m., a suicide car bomb exploded at Maysloon square ( east Baghdad) killing two people and injuring eight others.

- Police found ( 3 ) unidentified dead bodies in the following neighborhoods in Baghdad: ( 2 ) were found in west Baghdad ( Karkh bank) ; 1 in Iskan and 1 in Doura. While ( 1 ) was found in Kemb Sara in east Baghdad ( Risafa bank).


- Friday morning, a joint forces of police and army raided an area to the west of Samara arresting 11 members of Al-Qaeda organization while the twelfth one was wearing a vest filled with explosives who exploded himself whose name was Abu Qutada Al-Siwidi , one of the wanted leaders of Al-Qaeda.


- Friday morning , a joint forces ( American army , Iraqi army and Sahwa ( Awakening council) finishing their operation in Muqdadiya ( 36 km north east of Baquba ) in six of its villages clearing the area from Al-Qaeda arresting 20 ( ten of them are wanted while the others are suspected) and killing ten others.

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