Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Friday 10 October 2008

McClatchy NewspapersOctober 10, 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.


A roadside bomb targeted a U.S. military convoy on the highway in Doura, south Baghdad at 8 a.m.Friday killing two civilians, injuring twelve.

A roadside bomb targeted a U.S military convoy in Madain, to the southeast of Baghdad around 2 p.m. Friday. One military vehicle was destroyed, according to Iraqi Police. The U.S. military commented: "There was an IED hit at 1:38 p.m. today that hit a tanker truck. Everyone in the truck evacuated with zero injuries. We aren't sure if the truck was destroyed or not."

A parked car bomb detonated near an open air market in Abu Desheer neighbourhood, Doura in southern Baghdad at 5 p.m. Friday killing twelve civilians, injuring twenty two. The explosion also burned down five stores, part of a three story residential building and destroyed seven civilian cars.

One unidentified body was found in Ghadeer, east Baghdad by Iraqi police today.


A roadside bomb exploded near al-Hkidhr Mosque in Bab al-Toob, central Mosul at 12.45 p.m. Friday killing two civilians, injuring fourteen.

A roadside bomb targeted a police patrol in al-Faisaliyah neighbourhood, downtown Mosul at 1 p.m. causing no casualties or damages.

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