Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq Thursday 24 January 2008

McClatchy NewspapersJanuary 24, 2008 

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.


Two policemen were killed and 3 others were injured including a policeman in an IED explosion in al Andulos square downtown Baghdad around 8,00 am.

Two civilians were injured in an IED explosion in Ghadeer neighborhood east Baghdad around 4,00 pm.

A civilian was injured in an IED explosion in Zafaraniyah district southeast Baghdad around 4,30 am.

Police found three anonymous bodies in Baghdad today. Two bodies were found in Doura neighborhood in Karkh, the western side of Baghdad while the third body was found in Ma’amil neighborhood in Rusafa, the eastern side of Baghdad.


Mosul police chief Brigadier General Salih Mohammed Hasan al Jobori and one of his guards were killed and 10 other people including al Jobori guards were injured when a suicide bomber detonated himself among them while al Jobori was visiting al Zinjili area west Mosul city where the explosion happened yesterday. Police said that the suicide bomber was wearing a police uniform confirming that al Jobori was injured seriously and he died after moving him to the hospital.

the toll of the explosion of Zinjili explosion which took place yesterday rose to 40 killed people and 220 others injred


The spokesman of Karbala health directorate Dr. Saleem Kadhim said that two of the guards of Sistani’s representative sheikh Abdul Mahdi al Karbala’i were killed and two others were injured in an IED explosion that targeted his car only 500 meters away from the shrine of Imam Hussein downtown Karbala city south of Baghdad at 9,00 pm. Abdul Mahdi’s received minor injuries and he left the hospital after being treated, Kadhim said.

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