Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Friday 31 July 2009

McClatchy NewspapersJuly 31, 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 1 p.m. A roadside bomb exploded near Al Hakeem mosque targeting Shiite worshipers who were gathering for Friday prayers in Al Kamaliyah neighborhood. Six civilians were injured.

- Around 1 p.m. A parked car bomb exploded targeting Shiite worshipers during Friday prayer near Al Sharifi mosque in Al Shaab neighborhood. 21 civilians were killed and 35 others were injured.

- Around 1 p.m. Two roadside bombs targeted Al Rasul Al Atham mosque during Friday prayer in Jisr Diyala area. Five civilians were killed and 15 others were injured.

- Around 1 p.m. A roadside bomb targeted Al Sadr mosque during Friday prayers in Zafaraniyah neighborhood. One civilian was killed and six others were injured.

- Around 1:30 p.m. a roadside bomb targeted Al Imam Al Sadeq mosque in Al Ealam neighborhood. Four civilians were injured.


- Gunmen attacked a house using a grenade in Ras Al Jada neighborhood western Mosul yesterday. A man and his wife were killed and another woman and a child were injured.

Basra - Four civilians from one family were injured as a rocket slammed into their home in Al Khora area north of Basra yesterday. Police said the rocket was one of six other rockets that targeted a military base in Basra international airport.

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