Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Wednesday 27 August 2008

McClatchy NewspapersAugust 27, 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.


Around 8:00 a.m. an IED exploded targeting a US patrol on Mohammed al Qasim highway in east Baghdad. No casualties were reported.

Five civilians were injured by a roadside bomb in al Kamaliyah neighborhood in east Baghdad around 10:00 a.m.

Six civilians were wounded by a roadside bomb near the national theater in Karrada neighborhood in downtown Baghdad around 1:00 p.m.

A civilian was killed and seven others were injured by a parked car bomb in New Baghdad neighborhood in east Baghdad around 1:30 p.m.

A civilian was injured by an adhesive bomb that was attached to his BMW car. The incident took place in Mansour neighborhood in west Baghdad around 6:00 p.m.

Iraqi police found two unidentified bodies in Sinak area in downtown Baghdad.


14 civilians were injured by a suicide car bomb that detonated before reaching a checkpoint in Talafar city west Mosul.

Five civilians were injured by a suicide car bomb that targeted an American patrol in downtown Mosul city on Wednesday afternoon.

A suicide car bomb detonated in eats Mosul on Wednesday afternoon. No news were reported about casualties.

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