Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Sunday 1 February 2009

McClatchy NewspapersFebruary 1, 2009 

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 sticky bomb targeted the car of Mohammed Salama, the head of Sahwa in Ogla village, around 40 km to the southeast of Baghdad at 11 a.m. Sunday injuring Salama and a civilian passer by.


A roadside bomb targeted a civilian car in Gharnata neighbourhood in the centre of Kirkuk City late Saturday, damaging the car without causing human casualties.

A roadside bomb targeted a large truck on the main route between Kirkuk and Tikrit, near Zghaitun Bridge at 10 p.m. Saturday injuring the driver and damaging the truck.


Gunmen blew up a farm house belonging to candidate of al Hadbaa List, Faisal al Habbu which is located in al Qunaitra area, 20 km to the south of Mosul. The house, which was only visited by the family every so often, was destroyed and no casualties were reported.

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