Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq-Sunday 8 February 2009

McClatchy NewspapersFebruary 8, 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.

Baghdad

- A roadside bomb targeted pilgrims who were walking towards Kabala ( about 70 miles south of Baghdad) in Qahira neighborhood in northern Baghdad around 6:30 a.m. Two pilgrims were killed and eleven others were wounded.

- A roadside bomb detonated near Nahda bus station in downtown Baghdad around 6:45 a.m. One civilian car was damaged with two of its passengers wounded.

- Six mortars hit an American base in Baladiyat neighborhood in eastern Baghdad around 7 a.m. No casualties reported.

- A roadside bomb detonated in Mansour neighborhood in western Baghdad around noon. Five people were wounded.

Mosul

- A roadside bomb detonated in Dawasa neighborhood in Mosul around 10 a.m. One person was wounded.

- A squad of the Iraqi army released a kidnapped man and arrested one of the kidnappers in Wana town (35 kilometers northern Mosul) Saturday night.

- Gunmen killed two men (a former policeman and his father) in one of the villages in Sinjar (west of Mosul) in the afternoon.

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