Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq, Friday 5 September, 2008

McClatchy NewspapersSeptember 5, 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 IEDs were detonated under control in Baghdad at around 12.30 p.m. Friday; one in al-Rashid Camp area, southeastern Baghdad; and the other in Beirut Square in east Baghdad.

Advisor to the Ministry of Defence, Abdulameer Hasen Abbas was assassinated at 2 p.m. Friday. He was driving by al-Shaab Stadium in eastern Baghdad when gunmen driving a speeding car shot him dead.

Two unidentified bodies were found in Baghdad by Iraqi police today; one in Fdhailiyah and the other in Doura.

A suicide car bomb targeted head of al-Mutamar al-Watani political party, Ahmed al-Chalabi's motorcade in Mansour near his party's headquarters Friday evening. Chalabi was not with the motorcade, said Iraqi police, but the explosion killed six people including four of Chalabi's security detail, injuring seventeen people including five security personnel.


A policeman was abducted form the passport authority building in central Mosul on Thursday. His body was found by Iraqi police today. He was shot once, in the head.

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