Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Wednesday 16 September 2009

McClatchy NewspapersSeptember 16, 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.


- One civilian was injured when a sticky bomb exploded under the car of Baghdad provincial council member Mohammed al Rubaiee in Karrada neighborhood around 4 p.m.

- One civilian was injured in a sticky bomb attack in Adhemiyah neighborhood.

- A sticky bomb attack destroyed one civilian car on Palestine Street.

- Two civilians were injured when a rocket missed its target -the Green Zone- and landed on Abu Nawas Street around 6 p.m. Another rocket landed inside the Green Zone. Iraqi police said the second rocket landed near a security company headquarters and said no casualty report is available.


- Gunmen set bombs inside a newly built house and destroyed it. The house belongs to a local Sahwa leader in Saqlawiyah town north of Fallujah.


- Five civilians were injured when a parking car bomb exploded in Al Ghalbiyah town west of Baquba.


- Gunmen killed a civilian who used to work as a policeman in Bab Al Tub area in central Mosul.

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