Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Friday 12 September 2008

mcClatchy NewspapersSeptember 12, 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.


Five civilians were injured by an adhesive bomb that was stuck to a civilian car. The bomb exploded when the car reached a checkpoint of the Iraqi army in Mansour neighborhood in west Baghdad around 2:00 p.m.

Around 5:00 an adhesive bomb that was stuck to a car exploded in Bonouk neighborhood in east Baghdad. Two cars were destroyed in the explosion.

Gunmen threw a grenade inside a house in al Jihad neighborhood in south Baghdad around 6:00 p.m. thirteen civilians were wounded.

Police found one un identified body in Ur neighborhood.


Gunmen broke in a house in al Karama neighborhood in Mosul city and killed a family (parents and their son)

Three civilians were killed and fifteen others were wounded when a suicide bomber wearing an explosive vest detonated while prayers were leaving a Shiite mosque after finishing Friday prayers in Sinjar town southwest of Mosul city around 2:00 p.m.


At least 27 people most of them are kids and women are killed and 40 others were wounded when a suicide car bomber attacked Dujail police station near the city market in downtown Dujail town north of Baghdad around 6:00 p.m.


A civilian was injured by a roadside bomb that targeted a British patrol in al jininiyah neighborhood in north Basra.

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