Round-up of Daily Violence - Wednesday 17 September 2008

McClatchy NewspapersSeptember 17, 2008 

The daily Iraq 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.

Baghdad

- Around 8 am a roadside bomb targeted a traffic police patrol in Karrada neighborhood( downtown Baghdad).Three people were injured(one traffic policeman and two civilians ).

- Around 8 am a roadside bomb targeted an army patrol in Maysloon intersection in Karrada neighborhood (downtown Baghdad). Six were injured(three soldiers and three civilians).

- Around 10 am a roadside bomb targeted the New Baghdad municipality manager’s convoy. One civilian was killed and two guards were wounded.

- Around 11:15 am two car bombs detonated near Jeibachi hospital in Harthiyah neighborhood (downtown Baghdad). Eight people were killed and 25 others were wounded.

- A mortar shell hit Shaab neighborhood. Seven people were injured including two policemen around 9 pm .

- Around 10 pm gunmen opened fire on some commercial shops at Zafaraniyah neighborhood(east Baghdad). Two people were killed and two others were injured.

- Police found 2 dead bodies in Baghdad today: one was found in Saidiyah neighborhood in Karkh bank and one was found in Bub Al-Sham in Risafa bank.

Salahuddin

- Around 11 am a bomb planted under a sedan car detonated in Baiji market (north of Tikrit). Four people were injured.

Anbar

- Tuesday night, a bomb planted under a Sahwa leader’s car in Ta’ameem neighborhood in Ramadi city(west of Baghdad). Abu Seif, the Sahwa leader died in hospital today after suffering from serious injury.

Mosul

- On Tuesday, a roadside bomb targeted an army patrol in Qudis neighborhood in Mosul city. One soldier was injured and damage to one vehicle.

- On Tuesday, a roadside bomb targeted an army patrol in Jisr Sinjar area in Mosul. Three civilians were injured.

- On Tuesday, a roadside targeted a police patrol in Razi neighborhood in Mosul city. Three civilians were injured.

- On Wednesday, a roadside bomb targeted a police patrol in the New Mosul neighborhood. Two policemen were injured.

- On Wednesday, a roadside bomb targeted an army patrol in Tal Afar ( west Mosul). Three soldiers were wounded.

- Gunmen assassinated the deputy governor of Mosul Shamil Yunis when he finished his prayers in of the mosques of Al-Falah neighborhood in Mosul city.

Kirkuk

- Gunmen opened fire at Kia mini bus in Rashad town (west of Kirkuk). Three people were killed and four others were injured.

2008 McClatchy Newspapers

McClatchy Washington Bureau is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service