Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Friday 2 October, 2009

McClatchy NewspapersOctober 2, 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 civilians in Saidiyah neighbourhood, southern Baghdad, at 3 p.m. Friday, injuring four.

A roadside bomb targeted a U.S. military convoy near Rashid wholesale vegetable market in Doura at 3.30 p.m. Friday. No casualties were reported.

A magnetic bomb stuck to a parked car in Adhamiyah, northern Baghdad, exploded at 5.30 p.m. Friday injuring two civilians.


The imam of Shurouq village mosque was killed when an IED placed under the pulpit, inside the mosque, exploded as Friday prayers were about to begin. The explosion also injured four worshippers. Shurouq village is 35 km to the southwest of Mosul.

Insurgents blew up the house of Col Faraj Khairi Bek, chief of police of the town of Zummar and one of the princes of the Yazidi minority, in west Mosul, Friday. The explosion caused great material damages but no human casualties, because the house was abandoned.

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