Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Thursday 1 October, 2009

McClatchy NewspapersOctober 1, 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 targeted ministry of oil police vehicles in Abu Nowas Street, central Baghdad at 8 a.m. Thursday, injuring three policemen and three civilians.

Three Katyusha rockets were fired from Ghazaliyah neighbourhood, western Baghdad towards Baghdad International Airport, Thursday. The U.S. military confirmed the incident and announced the death of one soldier.


A roadside bomb went off near a teacher's house in al Kafa'at neighbourhood, downtown Mosul, Thursday, causing material damages in the house only.

A gunman was going around intimidating shop owners in Seyideti al Jameela neighbourhood in east Mosul, Thursday, into subscribing to what he called the resistance when police came around and after a short confrontation, killed him.

A police patrol found the body of a twenty-year-old male in Thawra neighbourhood, Thursday. The body had signs of fire shots to the head and chest.

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