Roundup of Daily Violence in Iraq-Thursday 9 April 2009

McClatchy NewspapersApril 9, 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.


- Around 11 a.m. a magnetic bomb attached to a civilian car detonated in Saidiyah neighborhood in southern Baghdad on Thursday. Eight people were wounded.


- Around 9:20 a.m a magnetic bomb attached to a civilian’s car detonated in downtown Baquba on Thursday. One person was killed who was the driver of the car.

- Around 4:15 p.m. one construction worker was killed and another wounded by an IED inside Saad Camp for the Iraqi army in eastern Baquba on Thursday.

- Around 5:15 p.m. a bicycle bomb detonated among people who were attending a wedding party in downtown Balad Ruz (about 25 miles southeast Baquba). Six people were wounded, two women and four men.


-A round 1:30 p.m. a gunman threw a thermal grenade on a US convoy on the main road of Tikrit-Beiji in Salahuddin province on Thursday. One American soldier was wounded with one vehicle damaged.

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