Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Thursday 24 September 2009

McClatchy NewspapersSeptember 24, 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 roadside bomb went off in the commercial district in Saidiyah, southern Baghdad at 11 p.m. Wednesday causing no casualties.

A roadside bomb targeted a U.S. military convoy on the highway in Ghazaliyah, western Baghdad at 11.30 p.m. Wednesday. No casualties were reported.

A roadside bomb targeted civilians in Doura, southern Baghdad at 8 p.m. Thursday, injuring four. And another bomb was discovered nearby and was successfully defused.


Gunmen raided the house of a policeman in al Uboor neighbourhood, western Mosul, Thursday, and killed him.

Gunmen attacked a checkpoint manned by police in Ghazi Street in central Mosul, Thursday, and killed two policemen and got away.

Gunmen attacked a checkpoint manned by Iraqi army in Rifaa'I neighbourhood, western Mosul, Thursday and killed one serviceman and injured another.

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